Roxid 150mg Tablet
Roxid 150mg Tablet

Roxid 150mg Tablet

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

Roxid-150 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 Roxid 150 MG

  • If you are allergic to roxithromycin, azithromycin or any other ingredient of Roxid-150 tablet.
  • If you have severe liver problems.
  • If you are taking any medicine for migraine.

Side effects of Roxid 150 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Roxid 150 MG


Can I take Roxid-150 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information regarding the usage of Roxid-150 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

Can I take Roxid-150 tablet while breastfeeding?
Roxid-150 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.


Can I drive if I have consumed Roxid-150 tablet?
Roxid-150 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.


Can I consume alcohol with Roxid-150 tablet?
Roxid-150 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 Roxid-150 tablet.

Mode of Action of Roxid 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 Roxid 150 MG

Interactions with other medicines

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

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

Dosage of Roxid 150 MG


Overdose of Roxid-150 tablet can cause diarrhoea, dyspepsia, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. In case of an overdose visit the nearest hospital immediately.

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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking Roxid-150 tablet?

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

Q: Can I use Roxid-150 tablet for cough?

A: Roxid-150 tablet is used to treat various infections of the body. However, cough can occur due to various reasons. Hence, it is important to consult a doctor and understand the cause of the cough and then use the suitable medicine prescribed by the doctor. Avoid self-diagnosis and self-medication.

Q: What is the composition of the Roxid 150?

A: The composition of Roxid 150 includes roxithromycin, which is an antibiotic.

Q: Can I take the Roxid 150 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: Is Roxid-150 good for sore throat?

A: Roxid-150 tablet is an antibiotic medicine. It is used to treat various bacterial infections. If the sore throat is caused mainly due to bacterial infection, then this medicine will be effective against treating throat infection.

Q: Can the use of Roxid-150 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 Roxid?

A: Roxid 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 Roxid an antibiotic?

A: Yes, Roxid 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).

Q: Can I stop taking Roxid 150 tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should always complete the course of treatment with Roxid. Incomplete treatment may decrease the effectiveness of treatment and will increase the resistance of bacteria, further resulting in an increased risk of reinfection. Always inform your doctor if you want to stop treatment.
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