Roxid 150 MG Tablet
Roxid belongs to a group of medicines called macrolide antibiotics. It is used to prevent and treat bacterial infection of the urinary tract and inner layers of the skin. It also treats respiratory infections from both upper and lower airways, such as otitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pneumonia. This medication prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis. Take it as directed by your physician. The usual dose is a 150 mg tablet twice daily, taken at morning and evening, before meals.
It can also cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Most common side effects are gastrointestinal; diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting. Less common side effects include central or peripheral nervous system events such as headaches, dizziness, vertigo, and also rashes, abnormal liver function values and alteration in senses of smell and taste.
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 12 hours.
What is the onset of action?Within 1-2 hours of oral administration, the effect of this medicine can be observed.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Before the consumption of this medication, you should consult the doctor and discuss the risk associated with this medication.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?Breastfeeding mothers are not adequate to use this medication. If the use of this medication is absolutely necessary then breastfeeding should be discontinued.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Roxid 150 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?This medicine should be consumed on time and on a regular basis. The missed dose should be taken immediately. But in case, the time of next dose is near, then the missed dose should be skipped.
Are there any overdose instructions?Doctor consultation is recommended if an overdose is suspected. Immediate medical attention may be needed in such situation.
Roxid 150 MG Tablet is an antibiotic that prevents the growth of bacteria by inhibiting the synthesis of protein in their cells. It binds itself to the bacterial ribosome and inhibits the synthesis of peptides. It diffuses easily into phagocytes and most tissues.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Others
Heart Rhythm DisordersPatients with Heart rhythm disorders are advised to use this medication, after consultation with doctor. There is some dose adjustment and safety monitoring is required.
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