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Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

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ContainsRoxithromycin
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets is used for the treatment of infections in the ear, nose and throat, lungs and airways infection, infections in the genital area, meningitis (infection in membranes of the bra...
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Contraindications of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

  • If you are allergic to roxithromycin, azithromycin or any other ingredient of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets .
  • If you have severe liver problems.
  • If you are taking any medicine for migraine.

Side effects of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin rash
  • Itching
  • Tiredness
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information regarding the usage of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets s in pregnant women. Hence it is advised to consult a doctor before the use of this medicine and take this medicine only if prescribed by a doctor. Self-medication should be avoided.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets passes in human breast milk and can cause diarrhoea followed by diaper rash in the newborn baby. Hence it is recommended to avoid this medicine while breastfeeding or monitor your child closely.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets ?
A:
Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets is not known to interfere with driving ability. However, if you experience dizziness or any other discomfort while using this medicine, do not drive.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets ?
A:
Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets does not have any interactions with alcohol. However, it is recommended to consult a doctor if you consume alcohol frequently.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver or kidney issues.
  • You have heart problems.
  • You experience continuous diarrhoea after taking this medicine.

Mode of Action of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

How Does It Work?

Roxithromycin interferes with the protein synthesis of bacteria, thereby inhibiting bacterial growth and helps in reducing the infection.

Directions for Use of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

  • Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine.
  • It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of blood thinners like warfarin is said to increase when used together with Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets .
  • The effect of medications used to treat sleep-related disorders like midazolam is increased when used with this medicine.
  • Medicine used to treat gastrointestinal problems like cisapride may interfere with the effect of this when used together.
  • The effect Theophylline were increased when used together with Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets . So in case of treatment using a high dose of theophylline precaution should be taken.
  • Use of medicines to treat migraine, like ergot alkaloids with this medicine can increase the risk of side effects when used together with this .
  • The effect of antiallergic medicine, like terfenadine, is increased and this may increase the risk of heart-related side effects when used with Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets .
  • Medicine used to treat the immune system like cyclosporin.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction

Storage and disposal of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

  • Store Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets in a cool and dry place and away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets

Overdose

Overdose can cause diarrhoea, dyspepsia, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. In case of an overdose visit to the nearest hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose take it as soon as you remember, or if it is time for your next dose then continue with your scheduled dosing. If you don’t understand what to do, contact your physician, but do...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets ?

A: You must discuss your ongoing medicines, and history of allergies, if any, with the healthcare provider.

Q: What is the composition of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets ?

A: The composition of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets includes roxithromycin, which is an antibiotic.

Q: Can I take Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets for fever?

A: It is an antibiotic medicine and is not effective for controlling general fever. Hence, you must take this medicine after consulting a doctor only.

Q: Can the use of Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets cause diarrhoea?

A: Yes, it can cause diarrhoea. Roxithromycin is an antibiotic medicine. Antibiotics sometimes can affect the normal bacterial flora of the colon, along with acting on harmful bacteria. Some of these good bacteria play an important role in digestion and absorption and affecting them can alter these processes. This is why you experience diarrhoea with antibiotic treatment.

Q: When should I take my Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets?

A: Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets can be taken with or without food. Take it regularly and do not miss any dose of this medicine. If you have a sensitive stomach take it preferably with a meal to avoid stomach discomfort.

Q: Is Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Avirox Kid 50mg Tablets is an antibiotic medicine that is used for the treatment of infections in the ear, nose and throat, lungs and airways infection, infections in the genital area, meningitis (infection in membranes of the brain).
Last Updated on: 24 Jun 2022 | 05:00 PM (IST)

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