Roxithro Syrup

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Roxithro Syrup

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Uses of Roxithro Syrup

Roxithro Syrup 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 Roxithro Syrup

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxithro Syrup

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. It is better to take Roxithro Syrup empty stomach.

How Roxithro Syrup works

Roxithro syrup 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 Syrup

Expert advice for Roxithro Syrup

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Will not work for viral infections like cold and flu.
  • Nausea and diarrhoea are common side effects. Inform your doctor if they do not go away or if you see blood or mucus in stools.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxithro Syrup
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxithro Syrup 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
Roxithro Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studi
es 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
Roxithro Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or de
crease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxithro Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidn
ey disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxithro Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxithro Syrup should be used with caution in patients with
liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxithro Syrup 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 Roxithro NA Syrup

Frequently asked questions for 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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Substitutes for Roxithro

No substitutes found for this medicine
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