Users' questions

What is roxithromycin used to treat?

What is roxithromycin used to treat?

Roxithromycin is an antibiotic that is used to treat infections such as infections of the chest, tonsils, skin or genitals. It works by killing or stopping the growth of bacteria (bugs). Like all antibiotics, roxithromycin is not effective against infections caused by viruses.

What are the side effects of roxithromycin tablets?

nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, diarrhoea, flatulence, loss of appetite. red and/or itchy skin, skin rash. headache, tiredness, dizziness, pins and needles, ringing in the ears.

When should I take roxithromycin?

ARROW – ROXITHROMYCIN should be taken at least 15 minutes before food or on an empty stomach (i.e. more than 3 hours after a meal). ARROW – ROXITHROMYCIN works best if you take it on an empty stomach. Food in the stomach can reduce the absorption of ARROW – ROXITHROMYCIN.

Can you drink alcohol on roxithromycin?

While some people say alcohol can reduce the effectiveness of antibiotics, there’s little evidence to support this. Even if there was, alcohol breaks down in the body relatively quickly. So drinking a glass or two at dinner is unlikely to significantly interfere with an antibiotic taken daily for five to seven days.

Is roxithromycin same as rulide?

Each Rulide tablet contains either 150mg or 300mg of the active ingredient roxithromycin.

Can you get drunk on Flucloxacillin?

Yes, you can drink alcohol while taking flucloxacillin.

How strong is roxithromycin?

Each tablet contains 150 mg or 300 mg of roxithromycin. For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1. White, round, coated tablets.

Can you overdose on roxithromycin?

Overdose: Overdose of a drug can be accidental. If you have taken more than the prescribed roxithromycin tablets there is a chance of getting a harmful effect on your body’s functions. Overdose of a medicine can lead to some medical emergency.