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Supirox 150mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Supirox 150mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Supirox Tablet

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Uses of Supirox Tablet

Supirox 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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Supirox Tablet side effects

Common

Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Supirox Tablet works

Supirox 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 Supirox Tablet

Expert advice for Supirox Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Supirox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Supirox 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 Supirox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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