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.
Roximin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Does Roximin treat urinary tract infections (UTI)?
Roximin 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 Roximin cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Roximin 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 Roximin takes to work?
Usually, Roximin 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 Roximin?
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 Roximin when my symptoms are relieved?
No, do not stop taking Roximin 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 Roximin cause infertility?
There is no firm evidence to suggest that the use of Roximin will cause infertility in males or females.
Q. Is Roximin an antibiotic?
Roximin is an antibiotic and belongs to the group of antibiotics known as macrolides. Roximin 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.