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Roxy 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Roxy 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Roxy Tablet

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Uses of Roxy Tablet

Roxy 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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Roxy Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxy Tablet works

Roxy 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 Roxy Tablet

Expert advice for Roxy Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Roxy Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Roxy 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 Roxy Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

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