Roxywok Syrup

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Wockhardt Ltd

Composition for Roxywok 50mg Syrup

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Primarily used for

17.22
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Roxywok Syrup

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Uses of Roxywok Syrup

Roxywok 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 Roxywok Syrup

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Roxywok Syrup works

Roxywok 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 Roxywok Syrup

Expert advice for Roxywok Syrup

  • 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 Roxywok 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 Roxywok Syrup
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Roxywok 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
Roxywok Syrup is safe to use during lactation. Human studie
s 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
Roxywok Syrup may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or dec
rease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Roxywok Syrup is probably safe to use in patients with kidne
y disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Roxywok Syrup may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
CAUTION
Roxywok Syrup should be used with caution in patients with l
iver disease. Dose adjustment of Roxywok Syrup 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 Roxywok 50mg Syrup

Frequently asked questions for Roxithromycin

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