Roxcin 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 Roxcin
Side effects of Roxcin
How to use Roxcin
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. Roxcin is to be taken empt... View More
How Roxcin works
Roxcin 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 Roxcin?
If you miss a dose of Roxcin, 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
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.