Roxid 150 MG Tablet
Roxid 150 MG Tablet used to prevent and treat bacterial infection of the urinary tract and inner layers of the skin. It belongs to a group of medicines called macrolide antibiotics. Also treats respiratory infections from both upper and lower airways, such as otitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, tonsillitis, bronchitis and pneumonia.
Roxid 150 MG Tablet prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis. Take Roxid 150 MG Tablet as directed by your physician. The usual dose is a 150 mg tablet twice daily, taken at morning and evening, before meals.
Roxid 150 MG Tablet 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.
There are certain medical conditions that can interact with Roxid 150 MG Tablet. You need to inform your physician if you have the following conditions –
- Taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.
- Hypersensitive to specific foods, medicines or other allergens.
- Suffer from any kind of liver disease or ergot alkaloids.
- Pregnant or breastfeeding.
Your dosage will depend on factors like age, the condition, severity and whether or not you have other medical problems. The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration and lasts for an average duration of 12 hours. Overdose of this drug can result in symptoms of weakness and dizziness.
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.
Is It safe with alcohol?It is found to be safe to consume alcohol with this medicine.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?This medicine causes Side effects that affect the consciousness of the patient. Thus driving must be avoided while taking it.
Does this affect kidney function?This medicine is probably safe to be used in patients with kidney disease. Availability of limited data provided no information regarding adjustment of dose. Consult your doctor before taking it.
Does this affect liver function?Caution must be taken in patient with liver disease. Adjustment of dose might be needed. Kindly consult your doctor before taking it.
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.
Interaction with Alcohol
Interaction with Medicine
- Cisapride: Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and clinical monitoring of symptoms while taking them together.
- Warfarin: Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require a dose adjustment and clinical monitoring of clotting time while taking them together. Any unexpected bleeding, presence of blood in vomit and stools should be reported to the doctor immediately.
- Theophylline: Report the usage of Theophylline to the doctor if Roxid 150 MG Tablet is prescribed. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring are advised in such cases.
- Ergot alkaloids: Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. Since the use of these medicines together is not recommended, your doctor may prescribe an alternative. Do not stop the use of any medication without consulting your doctor.
- Disopyramide: Report the use of either of the medicine to the doctor. You may require an adjusted dose of Disopyramide when taking it along with Roxid 150 MG Tablet. Adverse effects like heart rhythm disorders and increased heart beat should be reported immediately.
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