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Consuming alcohol with Pedrox does not cause any harmful side effects.
Pedrox is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there ... View More
Pedrox is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not har... View More
Pedrox may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Pedrox is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pedrox may not be needed in thes... View More
Pedrox should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pedrox may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pedrox is an antibiotic used to treat various types of bacterial infections. It is effective in resolving most infections of the respiratory tract, ear,... View More
Uses of Pedrox
- Bacterial infections
Side effects of Pedrox
- Abdominal pain
How to use Pedrox
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pedrox is to be taken empt... View More
How Pedrox works
Pedrox is an antibiotic. It works by preventing synthesis of essential proteins required by bacteria to carry out vital functions. Thus, it stops the ba... View More
What if you forget to take Pedrox?
If you miss a dose of Pedrox, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your re... View More
- Your doctor has prescribed Pedrox to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder ... View More
- Take it 1 hour before or two hours after food.
- Do not take antacids 2 hours before or after taking Pedrox.
- Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your sto... View More
- Stop taking Pedrox and inform your doctor immediately if you develop an itchy rash, swelling of the face, throat or tongue or breathing difficulties whi... View More
Pneumonia, Pharyngitis, Susceptible infections, Sinusitis, Otitis media, Cellulitis,Tonsillitis, Folliculitis, Carbuncles, Prostatitis, Urethritis, Acut... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take at least 15 min before meals.
Oral Susceptible infections Adult: 150 mg bid or 300 mg once daily for 5-10 days in susceptible infections. Hepatic impairment: Usual daily doses ... View More
Oral Susceptible infections Child: 6-40 kg: 5-8 mg/kg daily.
Renal impairment: Dosage adjustment may be required.
Mode of Action
Roxithromycin inhibits protein synthesis by irreversibly binding to the 50s ribosomal subunits thus blocking the transpeptidation or translocation react... View More
Hepatic impairment. Monitor liver function. Prolonged treatment increases risk of hepatotoxicity. History of arrhythmias.
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, weakness, malaise, anorexia, constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence; hepatitis; rashes, headache, dizziness, w... View More
May raise serum levels of ciclosporin and digoxin. Increased risk of rhabdomyolysis when used with simvastatin.
Alternative brand for Pedrox
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More