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Roxitab 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxitab 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of 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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Roxitab Tablet side effects

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. Roxitab 150mg Tablet is to be taken 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

  • Roxitab 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 Roxitab.
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Roxitab Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Roxitab 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.
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.
Driving
Roxitab 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Roxitab 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxitab 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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.

What if you miss a dose of Roxitab Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxitab 150mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Roxitab Tablet

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Roxitab with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Roxitab with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxitab with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almotan, Almigra, Almogril
Roxitab with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft, Rapolax
Roxitab with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Roxitab with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Roxitab with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Roxitab with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Roxitab with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxitab with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Roxitab with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Roxitab with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Roxitab with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Roxitab with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Roxitab with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Roxitab with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Roxitab with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Roxitab with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Roxitab with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Roxitab with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Roxitab with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan, Virodin
Roxitab with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Roxitab with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Roxitab with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Roxitab with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Roxitab with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Roxitab with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Roxitab with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Roxitab with Zuclopenthixol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Zuclopenthixol: Clopixol-Acuphase
Roxitab with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Roxitab with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Roxitab with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Roxitab with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Roxitab with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Roxitab with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Roxitab with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Roxitab with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Roxitab with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil, Temasil, Ecbast
Roxitab with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
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