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Roxid 300mg Tablet
Roxid 300mg Tablet

Roxid 300mg Tablet

By ALEMBIC PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
261.8*
MRP 308.00
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Roxithromycin(300.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antibiotic

Uses of Roxid 300mg Tablet

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 300mg Tablet

If you face an allergic reaction to this medicine or any other antibiotic like azithromycin. If you have severe liver problems. It is also not used by patients who are taking any medicine for migraine.
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Side effects of Roxid 300mg Tablet

  • diarrhoea,
  • stomach pain
  • Loss of appetite
  • Headache,
  • dizziness
  • Nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • Numbness
  • Skin rash,
  • itching
  • Tiredness
  • Oral infection like tongue swelling
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Fever

Precautions and Warnings of Roxid 300mg Tablet

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Roxid Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information regarding the usage of this medicine 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 Roxid Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
This medicine 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.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Roxid Tablet?
A:
This medicine 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 Roxid Tablet?
A:
This medicine 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 Roxid 300mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

It is an antibiotic. It interferes with the protein synthesis of bacteria, thereby inhibiting bacterial growth and helps in reducing the infection.

Interactions of Roxid 300mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • The effect of blood thinners like warfarin is said to increase when used together with Roxid 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 Tablet when used together.
  • The effect Theophylline were increased when used together with Roxid 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 Tablet can increase the risk of side effects when used together with Roxid 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 Tablet.
  • Medicine used to treat the immune system like cyclosporin.

Interactions with food items

Medicine taken with food may reduce absorption, it should be taken on an empty stomach or at least 15 minutes before food.

Dosage of Roxid 300mg Tablet

Overdose

Overdose can cause diarrhoea, dyspepsia, dizziness, nausea, and vomiting. In case of an overdose report 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 not take any double dose of medicine.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

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 Roxid Tablet?

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

Q: Can I use Roxid Tablet for cough?

A: This medicine 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.
Last Updated on: 06 Apr 2021 | 10:47 AM (IST)
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