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Roxithro 150mg Tablet

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Composition for Roxithro 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxithro 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxithro Tablet

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Uses of Roxithro Tablet

Roxithro 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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Roxithro Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxithro Tablet works

Roxithro 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 Roxithro Tablet

Expert advice for Roxithro Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Roxithro Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxithro 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 Roxithro Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

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