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Primary uses of Throx Suspension

MRP
13.5
30 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Throx Suspension

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Uses of Throx Suspension

Throx 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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Throx Suspension side effects

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Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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How to use Throx 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. Throx Suspension is to be taken empty stomach.

How Throx Suspension works

Throx 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 Throx Suspension

Expert advice for Throx Suspension

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

What if you miss a dose of Throx Suspension?uses

If you miss a dose of Throx Suspension, 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 Throx Suspension

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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