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Roxicon 150mg Tablets

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ContainsRoxithromycin(150.0 Mg)
UsesBacterial infections
Side effectsHeadache, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANTIBIOTIC
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Uses of Roxicon 150 MG

Roxicon Tablet 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).

Contraindications of Roxicon 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to roxithromycin, azithromycin or any other ingredient of Roxicon Tablet.
  • If you have severe liver problems.
  • If you are taking any medicine for migraine.

Side effects of Roxicon 150 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Roxicon 150 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Roxicon Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information regarding the usage of Roxicon Tablets 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 Roxicon Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Roxicon Tablet 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 Roxicon Tablet?
A:
Roxicon Tablet 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 Roxicon Tablet?
A:
Roxicon Tablet 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 Roxicon 150 MG

How Does It Work?

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

Interactions of Roxicon 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of blood thinners like warfarin is said to increase when used together with Roxicon Tablet.
  • 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 Tablet when used together.
  • The effect Theophylline were increased when used together with Roxicon Tablet. 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 Tablet.
  • The effect of antiallergic medicine, like terfenadine, is increased and this may increase the risk of heart-related side effects when used with Roxicon Tablet.
  • 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 Roxicon 150 MG

  • Store Roxicon Tablet in a cool and dry place and away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Roxicon 150 MG

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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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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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 Roxicon Tablet?

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

Q: What is the composition of Roxicon Tablet?

A: The composition of Roxicon Tablet includes roxithromycin, which is an antibiotic.

Q: Can I take Roxicon Tablet 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 Roxicon Tablet 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 Roxicon?

A: Roxicon 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 Roxicon Tablet an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Roxicon Tablet 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).
Product Details
Brand
ROXICON
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 22 Apr 2022 | 01:48 PM (IST)

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