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Roxid - 150 mg  

Roxithromycin
Roxid - 150 mg

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Roxid contains the active ingredient roxithromycin, a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections.
Roxid is manufactured by Dynamic Labs, India. It is available in 150 mg tablets and packaged in packs of 10 tablets.

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Roxid contains the active ingredient roxithromycin, a broad spectrum antibiotic used to treat respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections. Your doctor may prescribe roxithromycin in combination with etambutol depending on the severity of the infection.

Warnings and Precautions

While taking Roxid it is important to follow your doctor's instructions. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage without the advice of your doctor.
Do not take Roxid if you are allergic to it or any of its ingredients or if you have a history of allergic reactions to macrolide antibiotics.

Do not take Roxid if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Patients with liver failure and the elderly must be monitored closely while taking Roxid.

Do not take Roxid if you take secale cornutum alkaloids.
Do not take Roxid unless prescribed for you.
Roxid should be stored out of the reach of children and pets.

Drug Interactions

Before taking any medication it is important to tell your doctor what medications you take. This includes all prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal remedies. This is important to prevent a possible drug interaction.

Do not take Roxid if you take:

  • Dehydroergotamine
  • Ergotamine

Digoxine can increase the rate of absorption of Roxid.
Roxid can increase the effects of the following medications:

  • Astemizole
  • Cyclosporin
  • Disopyramide
  • Terfenadine
  • Theophylline
  • Warfarin

This is not a complete list of possible drug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a complete list.

How to use

Roxid should be used as directed by your doctor. Follow the prescription label for exact dosing instructions. Read the patient instruction leaflet that is packaged with the prescription. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have questions about the medication or dosage.

The usual dosage of Roxid for adults is 150 mg twice a day or 300 mg once a day. It should be taken 30 minutes before eating or 2 hours after. The dosage is usually taken for 5 days. Depending on the severity of the infection your doctor may recommend repeating the dosage for 5 additional days.

Dosage for children is based on age and weight.
Roxid should be stored out of the reach of children and pets.

Possible Side Effects

There is the potential for side effects with most medications. If you experience any unusual symptom or an allergic reaction to roxithromycin get immediate medical attention.

  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Side effects may include
  • Skin rash or itching
  • Stomach upset
  • Tympanites or excessive gas
  • Vomiting

In very rare cases, patients may experience reversible liver failure.
This is not a complete list of possible side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for a complete list of possible side effects.

Additional Information

SKU 904
US Brand Name Rulide 150mg
Strength 150 mg
Generic Name Roxithromycin
Manufacturer Dynamic Labs
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