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Roxith 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxith 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxith Tablet

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Uses of Roxith Tablet

Roxith 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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Roxith Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxith 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. Roxith 150mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Roxith Tablet works

Roxith 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 Roxith Tablet

Expert advice for Roxith Tablet

  • Roxith 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 Roxith.
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Roxith Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Roxith Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxith 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
Roxith 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
Roxith 150mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Roxith 150mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxith 150mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Roxith 150mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxith 150mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Roxith Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxith 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 Roxith Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

Q. Is Roxith an antibiotic?
Roxith is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roxith prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Q. Can I take Roxith with food?
Roxith is to be taken on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before a meal. The Roxith tablets should be taken with good amount of water.
Q. Does Roxith treat streptococcal throat infection?
Roxith 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 Roxith with codeine?
Roxith 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 Roxith treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roxith 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 Roxith safe?
Roxith is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roxith contain penicillin?
Roxith does not contain penicillin. Roxith belongs to a group of antibiotics known as macrolides.
Q. Does Roxith affect the contraceptive pill (birth control pills)?
Roxith 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 Roxith with the contraceptive pills.
Q. Does Roxith make you drowsy?
Roxith is not known to cause drowsiness. However, dizziness may occur when you have just started taking Roxith. Hence, driving, operating machinery or other skillful activities should be avoided if you feel drowsy.
Q. Does Roxith treat Chlamydia?
Roxith 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 Roxith contain sulfur?
Roxith does not contain sulfur. Please refer to the package insert for more information on the components.
Q. Can I take Roxith with alcohol?
As with other medicines, it is not recommended to take Roxith with alcohol, although there are no drug interactions reported. Please talk to your doctor before taking alcohol with any medicine.
Q. Can I take Roxith with paracetamol?
Roxith 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 Roxith with ibuprofen?
Roxith 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 Roxith with pseudoephedrine?
Roxith 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 Roxith safe during pregnancy?
The safety of Roxith in pregnant women has not been established. Roxith should be taken during pregnancy only if it is considered necessary to be used by your doctor.
Q. Is Roxith a penicillin?
Roxith is not a penicillin. Roxith is a macrolide antibiotic.
Q. Is Roxith same as erythromycin?
Roxith 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. Roxith, 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 Roxith safe for breastfeeding?
Small amounts of Roxith 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 Roxith.
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Taking Roxith with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Roxith with Simvastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxith with Disopyramide
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Disopyramide: Norpace
Roxith with Astemizole
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Astemizole: Histeeze, Stemiz, Alerzole, Acipax
Roxith with Eletriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Eletriptan: Elipran
Roxith with Lovastatin
LIFE-THREATENING
Roxith with Naratriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Naratriptan: Naratrex
Roxith with Rizatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Rizatriptan: Rizact, Rizatan, Rizatrip, Maxalt Rpd, Ritza, Rizatrip Odt, Rizora, Riztran, Receptan
Roxith with Almotriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Almotriptan: Almigra
Roxith with Zolmitriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Zolmitriptan: Zolmit
Roxith with Sirolimus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sirolimus: Siropan, Raparen, Rapacan, Genxtor, Rocas, Emtor, Limus, Sirova, Siromus, Rapamune, Toraft
Roxith with Reboxetine
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Reboxetine: Rebotin, Reboot, Reboxxin, Narebox
Roxith with Sumatriptan
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sumatriptan: Imijet, Sumitrex
Roxith with Pimozide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pimozide: R Zep, Pimoz, Arkazid, Pimide, Mozep, Orap, Estizide, Medip, Monozide, Neurap, Atarap, Larap
Roxith with Fentanyl
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Fentanyl: Fent, Trofentyl
Roxith with Morphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Morphine: Morphitroy, Morcontin, Morcon, Koxma Tag, Duramor, Vermor
Roxith with Azelnidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azelnidipine: Azovas
Roxith with Oxazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Oxazepam: Zaxpam, Anxozap, Talirest, Boxa, Serepax
Roxith with Butorphanol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Butorphanol: Butodol, Butrum
Roxith with Buspirone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Buspirone: Supiron B, Buscalm, Buspin, Tamspar, Busiron, Buspidac
Roxith with Penfluridol
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Penfluridol: Penridol, Flurilept, Mopendol, Flumap
Roxith with Blonanserin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Blonanserin: Elicia, Blonitas
Roxith with Darunavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Darunavir: Virem, Danavir, Daruvir
Roxith with Iloperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Iloperidone: Ilofast, Ilopt, Ilopride, Ilosure, Iiosure, Calmperidone
Roxith with Ethylmorphine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Ethylmorphine: Dionindon, Cophedrin E
Roxith with Indinavir
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Roxith with Pentazocine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pentazocine: Fortwin, Pentawin, Riddof, Pentalab, Nicozocin, Fortstar, Unizocine, Dolowin Old, Susevin, Pentawok
Roxith with S-Amlodipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition S-Amlodipine: S-Amcard, Esam, Big Dvr, Drulong, S-Amlode, S-Amleod, S Max, Amlovas S
Roxith with Paliperidone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Paliperidone: Psycodon, Paliris, Invega Sustenna, Palivega, Palica OD, Palip, Palicalm, Palido-OD
Roxith with Beclometasone
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Beclometasone: Beclate Cfc Free
Roxith with Asenapine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Asenapine: Welenuf, Definium, Asenapt
Roxith with Posaconazole
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Posaconazole: Noxafil, Picasa
Roxith with Benidipine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Benidipine: Caritec, Benitowa, Benipack, Benibuz, Benina, Inzit, Benihyp, Benidin, Tln, Beniflo, Bengreat, Beniduce, Benlong, Benipres
Roxith with Pravastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pravastatin: Pravator
Roxith with Pitavastatin
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Pitavastatin: Pivasta, Livastat, Pitava
Roxith with Tofisopam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Tofisopam: Nextril, Toficalm, Tolrina, Tofisern
Roxith with Ebastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ebastine: Albast, Ebast, Ebay, Ebanorm, Ebaset, Best, Ebahist, Ebtin, Erostin, Sibastin, Ebal, Ebasil
Roxith with Terfenadine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Terfenadine: Terfed, Trexyl, Daylert
Roxith with Mizolastine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Mizolastine: Zehist
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