Roxychem 50mg Suspension

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Composition for Roxychem 50mg Suspension

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30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Roxychem Suspension

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Uses of Roxychem Suspension

Roxychem 50mg Suspension 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 Roxychem Suspension

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Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Roxychem Suspension

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 Roxychem 50mg Suspension empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Roxychem Suspension works

Roxychem 50mg suspension 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 Roxychem Suspension

Expert advice for Roxychem Suspension

  • Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
  • Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
  • Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Roxychem immediately and consult your doctor.
  • Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with liver problems.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Roxychem 50mg Suspension
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxychem 50mg Suspension 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
Roxychem 50mg Suspension is safe to use during lactation. H
uman 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.
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Driving
Roxychem 50mg Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, ti
red, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxychem 50mg Suspension is probably safe to use in patients
with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxychem 50mg Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxychem 50mg Suspension should be used with caution in pati
ents with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxychem 50mg Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Riztran 10mg Tablet, Riztran 5mg Tablet, Walacort 0.5mg Tablet, Serenace 5mg Injection 1ml

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 Roxychem 50mg Suspension

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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