Medicine Overview of Roximac Suspension
How to use Roximac Suspension
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Roximac Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.
How Roximac Suspension works
Roximac Suspension is a macrolide antibiotic. It stops bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.
In Depth Information on Roximac Suspension
Expert advice for Roximac Suspension
- Your doctor has prescribed Roximac to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
- It is better to take with food to avoid an upset stomach.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete.
- Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
- Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Roximac.
Roximac Suspension related warnings
Special precautions for Roximac Suspension
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Roximac Suspension is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Roximac Suspension is safe to use during lactation. Human s+more
tudies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Roximac Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Roximac Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with+more
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roximac Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Roximac Suspension should be used with caution in patients w+more
ith liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roximac Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Roxithromycin, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions about Roximac Suspension
Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin
Q. Is Roximac an antibiotic?
Roximac is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roximac prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roximac with food?
Roximac is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roximac tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roximac treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roximac is used to treat throat infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. It is also indicated for other upper respiratory tract infections like tonsillitis and sinusitis. If you think you are suffering from a streptococcal throat infection, please consult your doctor as it requires proper diagnosis before the start of antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Roximac with codeine?
Roximac can be taken with codeine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Roximac treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roximac can treat lower urinary tract infections i.e. infections of the urinary bladder and urethra. However, please consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition as it is important to diagnose the infection before start of antibiotics.
Q. Is Roximac safe?
Roximac is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roximac contain penicillin?
Roximac does not contain penicillin. Roximac belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roximac affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roximac can decrease the level or effect of estradiol (a component of contraceptive pill) by affecting the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to take an extra precaution. Please consult your doctor before taking Roximac with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roximac make you drowsy?
Roximac is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roximac. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roximac treat Chlamydia?
Roximac is active against chlamydia species and is used for the treatment of infections caused by chlamydia. Please consult your doctor before taking any treatment if you have been diagnosed with chlamydial infection.
Q. Does Roximac contain sulfur?
Roximac does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roximac with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roximac with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roximac with paracetamol?
Roximac can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Roximac with ibuprofen?
Roximac can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Roximac with pseudoephedrine?
Roximac can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Is Roximac safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roximac in pregnant women has not been established. Roximac should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roximac a penicillin?
Roximac is not a penicillin. Roximac is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roximac same as erythromycin?
Roximac and erythromycin are two different antibiotics which belong to the same group known as macrolides. However, they differ in the way they behave in the body. Roximac, as compared to erythromycin, is more acid-stable and reaches better concentrations in blood and is active against more bacteria as compared to erythromycin. Please consult your doctor before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Is Roximac safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roximac are excreted in the breast milk. Either breastfeeding or treatment of the mother should be discontinued as necessary. Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding and you are advised to take Roximac.
Substitutes for Roximac Suspension
Roxid 50mg Liquid
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₹2.51/ml of Liquid
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₹0.45/ml of Suspension
Roxivista 50mg Suspension
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Roxygo 50mg Suspension
₹0.54/ml of Suspension
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