Roxithromycin 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.
Aurox is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Aurox treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Aurox can be used to 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 starting antibiotics.
Q. Can the use of Aurox cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Aurox can cause diarrhea. It is an antibiotic which kills the harmful bacteria. However, it also affects the helpful bacteria in your stomach or intestine and causes diarrhea. If you are experiencing severe diarrhea, talk to your doctor about it.
Q. How long does Aurox takes to work?
Usually, Aurox starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.
Q. What if I don't get better after using Aurox?
Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.
Q. Can I stop taking Aurox when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Aurox and complete the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your symptoms may improve before the infection is completely cured.
Q. Can the use of Aurox cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Aurox will cause infertility in males or females.
Q. Is Aurox an antibiotic?
Aurox is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Aurox prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 18th Feb 2020. The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.