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Roxilide 150 MG Tablet

Manufactured byRonak Labs
Description

Roxilide 150 MG Tablet is a semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotic used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. It is used to prevent and treat bacterial infection of the lungs, airways, urinary tract and inner layers of the skin.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Roxilide 150 MG Tablet

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Severe stomach ache
  • Severe diarrhea
  • Mouth sores
  • Vaginal thrush
  • Skin rash
  • Headache
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Decreased appetite

Uses of Roxilide 150 MG Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Acute pharyngitis
  • Tonsilitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Acute bronchitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin and Soft tissue infections
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Impetigo
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of administration.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to roxithromycin, or any other inactive ingredients present along with the formulation.

Ergot alkaloids

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients receiving ergot alkaloid medications due to the risk of adverse effects. These ergot medicines are used to treat migraine headaches in most cases.

Sever liver impairment

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment due to the risk of worsening of the patient's condition.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a known history of arrhythmias, heart diseases, and patients who are on medicines that prolong QT intervals such as psychiatric drugs and anti-arrhythmic drugs due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Liver disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Myasthenia gravis

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of myasthenia gravis due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Any unusual symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered based on the clinical condition.

Driving or operating machinery

Use of this medicine may cause dizziness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities such as driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience dizziness.

Drug resistance

Usage of this medicine without sufficient proof or suspicion of a bacterial infection should be avoided. Irrational dosing might fail in providing the benefits and even cause toxicity. It may also increase the risk of developing bacteria that are drug-resistant.

Diarrhea

Antibiotic therapy will cause an imbalance in the normal microbial flora of the large intestine, which may promote the growth of a bacteria called Clostridium difficile and you may experience severe diarrhea as a result. Report any such incidence to the doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Oral thrush

The use of this medicine may cause mouth sores that may appear while using or soon after discontinuing the use. Contact the doctor if you have sores in the mouth or swelling of lips or tongue.

Vaginal thrush

The use of this medicine may cause itching and burning sensations in the vagina and may cause an abnormal discharge as well. Contact the doctor if such symptoms are experienced while using this medicine.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Cisapride

Aluminium Hydroxide/Magnesium Hydroxide

Warfarin

Theophylline

Ergot alkaloids

Disopyramide

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of liver function tests is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition. It is not recommended for use in patients with severe liver impairment.

Heart rhythm disorders

This medicine should be used with caution in patients having heart rhythm disorders. Close monitoring of the clinical condition, appropriate dose adjustments, or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition
Food interactions
Information not available.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine on an empty stomach at least 15 minutes before food. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the treatment course is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.
Miscelleneous

To be taken on an empty stomach

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by interfering with the protein formation and preventing the growth of the bacterium.
Legal Status

Approved

Unknown

Approved

Unknown

Classification

Category

Macrolides

Schedule

Schedule H

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http://mri.cts-mrp.eu/download/DK_H_0681_002_FinalPI_1of2.pdf

Roxithromycin | C41H76N2O15 - PubChem [Internet]. Pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compound/6915744

Roxithromycin - DrugBank [Internet]. Drugbank.ca. 2020 [cited 21 January 2020]. Available from:

https://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB00778
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