A Rox

Powder for Suspension

50 mg/5 ml

Roxithromycin

Ambee Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Unit Price: 45.14 BDT

Packsize: 50 ml bot

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Precaution

Hepatic impairment. Monitor liver function. Prolonged treatment increases risk of hepatotoxicity. History of arrhythmias.

Indication

Pneumonia, Pharyngitis, Susceptible infections, Sinusitis, Otitis media, Cellulitis,Tonsillitis, Folliculitis, Carbuncles, Prostatitis, Urethritis, Acute and chronic bronchitis, Bronchopneumonia, Furuncles, Pyoderma, Impetigo and infected dermatitis, Cervicitis and salpingitis

Adult Dose

Oral Susceptible infections Adult: 150 mg bid or 300 mg once daily for 5-10 days in susceptible infections. Hepatic impairment: Usual daily doses should be halved in hepatic impairment.

Child Dose

Oral Susceptible infections Child: 6-40 kg: 5-8 mg/kg daily.

Renal Dose

Renal impairment: Dosage adjustment may be required.

Administration

Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take at least 15 min before meals.

Side Effect

Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, weakness, malaise, anorexia, constipation, dyspepsia, flatulence; hepatitis; rashes, headache, dizziness, weakness, changes in blood counts; increased liver enzyme values; eosinophilia; rarely, acute pancreatitis.

Interaction

May raise serum levels of ciclosporin and digoxin. Increased risk of rhabdomyolysis when used with simvastatin.