Medicine Overview of Roximet Tablet
Roximet 150 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
. It is used in infections of tonsils, sinus, ear, nose, throat, skin and soft tissues, windpipe and lungs (pneumonia).
Side Effects of Roximet are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Roximet 150 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.
In Depth Information on Roximet Tablet
- Roximet 150 mg Tablet will cure your infection and improve symptoms.
It may cause an upset stomach. If this happens to you, take it with food.
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 Roximet 150 mg Tablet.
Roximet Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation.
Human studies 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.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roximet 150 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Roximet 150 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roximet 150 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Roximet 150 mg Tablet, 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 Roximet Tablet
Q. Is Roximet an antibiotic?
Roximet is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roximet prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roximet with food?
Roximet is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roximet tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roximet treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roximet 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 Roximet with codeine?
Roximet 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 Roximet treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roximet 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.
Roximet is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roximet contain penicillin?
Roximet does not contain penicillin. Roximet belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roximet affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roximet 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 Roximet with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roximet make you drowsy?
Roximet is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roximet. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roximet treat Chlamydia?
Roximet 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 Roximet contain sulfur?
Roximet does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roximet with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roximet with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roximet with paracetamol?
Roximet 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 Roximet with ibuprofen?
Roximet 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 Roximet with pseudoephedrine?
Roximet 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 Roximet safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roximet in pregnant women has not been established. Roximet should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roximet a penicillin?
Roximet is not a penicillin. Roximet is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roximet same as erythromycin?
Roximet 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. Roximet, 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 Roximet safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roximet 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 Roximet.
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