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Composition for Virox 150 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Virox 150 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Virox Tablet

Uses of Virox Tablet

Virox 150 mg 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).

Virox Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Virox are Nausea, Vomiting, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Allergy.

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

How Virox Tablet works

Virox 150 mg Tablet is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the bacteria from growing, and prevents the infection from spreading.

In Depth Information on Virox Tablet

Expert advice for Virox Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Virox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Virox 150 mg 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Virox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Roxithromycin

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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