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ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

Manufacturer

PRR-PRORIENT PHARMACETICALS LTD

Pack Of

10 TABLETS

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Prescription Required
Product Details

About ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET belongs to the group of antibiotic medicines called macrolides. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is used to treat respiratory tract, gastrointestinal, skin and soft tissue infections. Bacterial infections are caused due to the multiplication of harmful bacteria inside or on the body. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick.

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET works by interfering with the protein synthesis of the bacteria, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.
 
Take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET on an empty stomach or 15 minutes before food. The tablet form of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET should be swallowed as a whole with a glass of water, do not chew or break the tablet. The liquid form of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET should be taken at fixed intervals every day for best results. In some cases, you may experience certain common side-effects such as nausea, headache, dizziness, stomach upset, diarrhoea, rash and stomach ache. Most of these side-effects do not require medical attention and will resolve gradually over time. However, you are advised to talk to your doctor if you experience these side-effects persistently.
 
Do not take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Talk to your doctor before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you have/had heart, kidney or liver problems. Do not take antacids medicines along with ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET; maintain a gap of 2 hours between both. Avoid taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may reduce the effectiveness of contraceptives, consult your doctor before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are using contraceptives. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Avoid alcohol consumption to prevent unpleasant side-effects. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.

Uses of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

Bacterial infections

Medicinal Benefits

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. Infectious or harmful bacteria can make you sick and reproduce quickly in your body. These harmful bacteria produce chemicals known as toxins, which can damage tissue and make you sick. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET works by interfering with the protein synthesis of the bacteria, which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET does not work against infections caused by the virus, including cold and flu.

Directions for Use

Take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET on empty stomach or 15minutes before food. The tablet form of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET should be swallowed as a whole with water; the tablet should not be crushed or chewed. Take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET at the same time every day for best results. The liquid form of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET should be taken by mouth using the measuring cup provided by the pack. Shake the bottle well before each use.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

Like all medicines, ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET can also cause side-effects, although not everybody experiences them. Nausea, headache, dizziness, stomach upset, diarrhoea, rash and stomach ache are the common side-effects of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET. Please consult your doctor if you experience any of these side-effects persistently.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are allergic to any of its contents, if you are taking ergot alkaloids (used to treat migraine), terfenadine or astemizole (used to treat allergy), cisapride (used to treat acidity), or pimozide (used to treat psychosis). Do not take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET on your own as self-medication may lead to antibiotic-resistance in which antibiotics fail to act against specific bacterial infections. Talk to your doctor before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you have heart, kidney or liver problems, hypokalaemia (low potassium levels), diarrhoea, or if you weigh below 60kgs. Do not take antacids medicines along with ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET; maintain a gap of 2hours between both. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may reduce the effectiveness of contraceptives, consult your doctor before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are using contraceptives. Avoid taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless prescribed by a doctor. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET to prevent unpleasant side-effects. ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may cause dizziness, so be cautious while driving. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you are taking and about your health condition to rule out any unpleasant side-effects.
 

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Avoid consuming alcohol while taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET to prevent unpleasant side-effects.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, your doctor will prescribe ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Please consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding, your doctor will prescribe ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may cause dizziness, do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you feel dizzy.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have liver impairment/liver disease before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    Dose adjustment may be needed. Please consult your doctor if you have any concerns regarding this or if you have kidney impairment/kidney disease before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Antibiotics can alter the useful bacteria in the stomach, which help indigestion. Therefore, you are advised to take foods rich in probiotics such as yoghurt/curd, kefir, sauerkraut, tempeh, kimchi, miso, kombucha, buttermilk, natto and cheese.
  • Eat fibre rich food like whole grains, beans, lentils, berries, broccoli, peas and bananas.
  • Avoid foods rich in calcium, grapefruit and grapefruit juice as they might hinder the absorption of antibiotics.
  • Avoid consumption of alcohol to treat your condition effectively.
  • Avoid usage of tobacco.
  • To cure your condition effectually complete the full course of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET even though you find symptomatic relief.

Other Information (ROX0037)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Mar-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

A bacterial infection is a condition in which harmful bacteria enter, multiply, and infect our body. It can target any body part and multiply very quickly. When you get infected with bacteria, you can experience generalized symptoms, like fevers, chills, and fatigue. Bacteria are of various forms comprising commonly spherical, rod, and spiral-shaped. Bacterial infections vary from minor illnesses like sore throat and ear infections to severe brain infections like meningitis and encephalitis. Anyone can become infected with a bacterial infection. But, people with weak immune systems or taking immunosuppressive medicine are more prone to bacterial infection.

FAQs

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET works by interfering with the protein synthesis of the bacteria which is necessary for their survival. Thereby, helps in treating and preventing the spread of infections.

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may cause dizziness, so drive only if you are alert and omit driving and operating machinery if you are feeling dizzy.

Diarrhoea might be a side-effect of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET. Drink lots of fluids and eat food rich in fibre if you experience diarrhoea. If you find blood in stools (tarry stools) or if you experience excess diarrhoea, consult your doctor. Do not take anti-diarrheal medicine on your own.

It is recommended to complete the course of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET even if you feel better as it is an antibiotic, and leaving it in between may lead to even severe infection that will, in fact, stop responding to the antibiotic as well (antibiotic resistance).

Do not take ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy unless prescribed by a doctor. Your doctor will prescribe ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET only if the benefits outweigh the risks.

Do not take antacids medicines along with ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET as it reduces the effectiveness of ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET. Take antacids 2hours before or after taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET.

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET may reduce the effectiveness of contraceptives. Consult your doctor before taking ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET if you are using contraceptives; the doctor may prescribe alternate medicine or contraception method.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

ROXIKEM 150MG TABLET

MRP: 99.00

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