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Roxinta 150 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Medicine composition: Roxithromycin
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: December 14, 2018

Roxinta 150 MG Tablet 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. Roxinta 150 MG Tablet prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis. Take Roxinta 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.

Roxinta 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 Roxinta 150 MG Tablet. You need to inform your physician if you have the following conditions –

  • You are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including herbal products or drugs obtained without a prescription.
  • You are hypersensitive to specific foods, medicines or other allergens.
  • You suffer from any kind of liver disease or ergot alkaloids.
  • You are 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.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Pulmonologist before using this medicine.

  • Acute pharyngitis

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used to prevent and treat bacterial infections of the throat and airways. Common symptoms may include a sore throat and difficulty in swallowing.
  • Tonsilitis

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used to prevent and treat bacterial infection of the tonsils.
  • Sinusitis

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used to prevent and treat bacterial infections of the sinuses present behind the nose.
  • Acute bronchitis

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used to prevent and treat bacterial infection of the airways leading to the lung. It is also used to treat chronic bacterial infections especially when the symptoms get worse.
  • Pneumonia

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used to treat bacterial infections of the lungs. Symptoms of this condition may include high fever, tiredness, headache etc.
  • Skin and Soft tissue infections

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of bacterial infections of the skin and soft tissue beneath the skin. Symptoms may include red and painful hair base, fever and chills etc.
  • Infections of urinary tract

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is used for the treatment of infection of the urinary tract given that it is not caused by Gonococcal strain of the bacteria.
  • Impetigo

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is also used to treat bacterial infection of the skin characterized by red and painful sores on the skin around nose and mouth.
  • Allergy

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a history of allergy to it or any other component of the medicine.
  • Ergot alkaloids

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for use along with medicines containing ergot alkaloids. These ergot medicines are used to treat migraine headaches in most cases.
  • Liver disease

    Roxinta 150 MG Tablet is not recommended for use if you have a severe liver disease or the liver function is severely impaired.
  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Severe stomach ache

  • Severe diarrhea

  • Mouth sores

  • Vaginal thrush

  • Skin rash

  • Headache

  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears

  • Decreased appetite

  • 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?

    The effect of this medicine can be observed within 1-2 hours of oral administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Consult your doctor and discuss the potential benefits and risks associated before deciding to take the medicine. No adverse effects have been reported but caution is advised while using this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Use of this medicine while breastfeeding is not recommended. You should discontinue breastfeeding if the use of this medicine is absolutely necessary.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Roxinta 150 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Missed Dose instructions

    Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose, then the missed dose can be skipped. Ensure that there is sufficient time gap between two doses.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact a doctor immediately if an overdose is suspected. You may require immediate medical attention if the symptoms are severe.
  • India

Roxinta 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 Disease

    Liver Disease

    This medicine should be administered with extreme caution in patients having an active liver disease or impaired kidney function. Regular monitoring of liver function is recommended especially when the usage of the medicine is long term.

    Heart rhythm disorders

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having heart rhythm disorders. Suitable dose adjustment and safety monitoring is advised in such cases.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

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

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • 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 Roxinta 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 Roxinta 150 MG Tablet. Adverse effects like heart rhythm disorders and increased heart beat should be reported immediately.
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