Roxithrol Tablet

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Composition for Roxithrol NA Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxithrol Tablet

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Uses of Roxithrol Tablet

Roxithrol 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 Roxithrol Tablet

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxithrol 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 Roxithrol Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Roxithrol Tablet works

Roxithrol tablet is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

In Depth Information on Roxithrol Tablet

Expert advice for Roxithrol Tablet

Do not start or continue roxithromycin and consult your doctor: 
  • if you are allergic to roxithromycin, or to any of the other ingredients in roxithromycin tablets, or other similar drugs like erythromycin, azithromycin, or clarithromycin.
  • if you develop diarrhea with blood in stools.
Roxithromycin may cause dizziness when treatment is just begun. Avoid driving or using heavy machinery if you feel dizzy. Consult your doctor before taking this drug if you are pregnant or breast feeding.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxithrol Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxithrol 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
Roxithrol Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human stu
dies 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
Roxithrol Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxithrol Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with ki
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxithrol Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml, Arkazid 2mg Tablet, Halocer 10mg Tablet, Calmperidone 6mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Roxithrol NA Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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

No substitutes found for this medicine
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