Roxithromycin

roxithromycin kenya

MOA:Roxithromycin prevents bacteria from growing, by interfering with their protein synthesis. Roxithromycin binds to the subunit 50S of the bacterial ribosome, and thus inhibits the synthesis of peptides

Pharmacology & Brands Available:

Indications


ENT infections,GUT infections, skin & Soft tissue infections

Precautions:


 

Side Effects:


Most common side effects are gastrointestinal; diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain and vomiting. Less common side effects include central or peripheral nervous system events such as headaches, dizziness, vertigo

Dosage:


Adults: 150mg or 300mg OD

Taken on an empty stomach

Brands:  Available on Kenyan Market


Resprox® lark

Rorox® ,  Tablets India

Roxicin®  Mediopharm E.A

Roxibid®   Cadila

Roxid® , Alembic

Roxilid® ,Micro

Rulicin® ,Agio

Throx® , Alkem

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