Roxitab 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxitab 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxitab Tablet

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Uses of Roxitab Tablet

Roxitab 150mg 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).
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Side effects of Roxitab Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxitab Tablet

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. It is better to take Roxitab 150mg Tablet empty stomach.

How Roxitab Tablet works

Roxitab 150mg tablet 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 Roxitab Tablet

Expert advice for Roxitab Tablet

  • Your doctor has prescribed Roxitab 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 Roxitab.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxitab 150mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxitab 150mg 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.
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Lactation
SAFE
Roxitab 150mg 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.
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Driving
Roxitab 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxitab 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxitab 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxitab 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxitab 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Roxitab 150mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

Q. Is Roxitab an antibiotic?
Roxitab is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxitab prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roxitab with food?
Roxitab is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roxitab tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roxitab treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab with codeine?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab safe?
Roxitab is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roxitab contain penicillin?
Roxitab does not contain penicillin. Roxitab belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roxitab affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roxitab make you drowsy?
Roxitab is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roxitab. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roxitab treat Chlamydia?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab contain sulfur?
Roxitab does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roxitab with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roxitab with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roxitab with paracetamol?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab with ibuprofen?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab with pseudoephedrine?
Roxitab 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 Roxitab safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roxitab in pregnant women has not been established. Roxitab should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roxitab a penicillin?
Roxitab is not a penicillin. Roxitab is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roxitab same as erythromycin?
Roxitab 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. Roxitab, 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 Roxitab safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roxitab 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 Roxitab.
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