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Doctor insights on: Roxithromycin Medication

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Can roxithromycin tablets treat fevers?

Can roxithromycin tablets treat fevers?

Not exactly: It is used to treat infections (but the infection might be causing a fever). ...Read more

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Can I take Roxithromycin and still breastfeed?

Can I take Roxithromycin and still breastfeed?

Roxithromycin: Is not present in the US, intended for people in Australia, it is a macrolide, more or less similar to Azithromycin, yes it passes in breast milk, not intended to be given to small children anyways, safety of Azithromycin in breastfeeding is unknown, yet no reported huge side effects from breastfeeding mothers on their babies, I would take the medicine, and call the doctor to discuss ...Read more

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Can roxithromycin cause fatigue and chest pain?

Can roxithromycin cause fatigue and chest pain?

Perhaps: How long have you been taking this antibiotic and for what reason? There are many causes of chest pain and fatigue - you should call the doctor who prescribed it and find out from him whether you need to call 911 for chest pain or if he will see you urgently. ...Read more

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Can I drink alcohol if I'm taking roxithromycin? Even a small amount of alcohol? Or should I have absolutely zero alcohol?

 Can I drink alcohol if I'm taking roxithromycin? Even a small amount of alcohol? Or should I have absolutely zero alcohol?

You shouldn't: You can do anything you want; however, the risk of permanent liver damage increases significantly if you combine antibiotics and alcohol.

Stay off the booze while on antibiotics. ...Read more

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Can i take roxithromycin 150mg twice a day for 10 days while on atorvastatin 10mg daily ? Should i stop the statin while on the antibiotic ?

Can i take roxithromycin 150mg twice a day for 10 days while on atorvastatin 10mg daily ?  Should i stop the statin while on the antibiotic ?

Review with your Doc: Is is a macrolide type antibiotics and should not be taking together with atorvastatin. Talk to your doctor first before taking the two medications together. ...Read more

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If taking apo - ROXITHROMYCIN 150mg for 3 days, developing an itchy skin and stopping on doctors advice, how long before the bad reaction stops?

If taking apo - ROXITHROMYCIN 150mg for 3 days, developing an itchy skin and stopping on doctors advice, how long before the bad reaction stops?

Varies: The duration of an allergic skin reaction varies from days to weeks. Antihistamines like benadryl (diphenhydramine) help and,in severe cases, corticosteroids are used but must be slowly tapered to avoid a rebound flare up. If there is no accompanying rash, the itching could be due to other factors like dry skin. Your physician is best qualified to advise you,however. ...Read more

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Hello respected doctors I would like to ask that can roxithromycin be used to treat Urinary Tract infection????

Hello respected doctors I would like to ask that can roxithromycin be used to treat Urinary Tract infection????

Yes: Roxithromycin is a semi-synthetic antibiotic derived from erythromycin used to treat respiratory, urinary, and soft tissue infections. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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I have tonsillitis, my gp gave me roxithromycin without seeing me. I'm taking alprim and Endep (amitriptyline) currently. Not sure if safe together??

I have tonsillitis, my gp gave me roxithromycin without seeing me. I'm taking alprim and Endep (amitriptyline) currently. Not sure if safe together??

No drug inteactions: There should not be any drug interaction between your roxithromycin and your other two medications. The dispensing pharmacist/chemist are generally very conscientious about monitoring for drug interactions. ...Read more

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Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Is roxythomycin a treatment for strep throat?

Not the first...: ...Choice, but may help. Up to 20% of streps are resistant, though. ...Read more

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What is a "medication HA"?

What is a "medication HA"?

I think: Medication headache....a type of frequent or daily headache. I'm not positive though. Need to see what the context the phrase was used. ...Read more

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What is best pain medication?

There are none...: Even the strongest opiates only "take the edge off" for people in chronic pain. Meds are only one part of dealing with the pain. A useful tool, but pain is so necessary for survival that we are not "allowed" to monkey with it much. In acute pain, the transition from miserable to less miserable can be great. In chronic pain, it's just part of the plan. ...Read more

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I need refills on my medications?

Not here: For that you will likely need the prime service of healthtap. Easier to call your pop imo ...Read more

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Are expired medications effective?

Sometimes: Sometimes they are. For the most part, expired drugs simply lose potency once past their expiration date. There are, however, some drugs that actually become harmful if taken after they expire. As such, it is best to throw out any medications you have after a year. ...Read more

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Which pain medication works better?

No answer: The best drug is the one that works with the lowest side effect incidence. That will change between patients. ...Read more

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Safest medication to take for pain?

ASPRIN: Actually no one has decided on 'safest'. Asprin has been around since before you were born and unless you take too much (yes, too much of anything isnt good) most people are okay with it. If the pain it too severe for asprin you need to know what causes it. Good diagnosis is called for. See the dr. ...Read more

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How can I dispose unused medications?

How can I dispose unused medications?

Several options: You can take them to your local pharmacy for proper disposal. Some medically oriented charities will also take medication for distribution to the disadvantaged. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: topical?

Please describe the medication: topical?

Applies to skin: Topical just refers to how a medication is applied. In this case to the skin and is meant to treat local skin problems. Some meds are applied to the skin but are meant to be absorbed into the body in which case we use the term "transdermal" since it is meant to pass through the skin to affect the whole body. ...Read more

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What medications are given fordepression?

What medications are given fordepression?

Why R you depressed?: If your depression is affecting your life and/or those around you and you have trouble dealing with it or not knowing how to etc..It is very reasonable to seek help, either from a therapist, your physician/nurse, or both. Psychotherapy may be adequate for some, others may need both meds (many choices, depending on your symptoms/needs) and therapy. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What medication is equivalent to covance d?

What medication is equivalent to covance d?

Yes: Covance d is a combination of losartan and hydrochlorthiazide- a diuretic). There are a number of such combinations for the treatment of hypertension. If this is a question of your co-pay, ask your physician about generic alternatives. ...Read more

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What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

What pain medication can be taken for r.S.D.?

RSD, or: Complex regional pain syndrome can be difficult to treat and each patient needs to be treated differently. Opioid medications are definitely not the first option. Consider medications that affect nerve pain most, like neuromodulators such as gabapentin. Clonidine has been found to help some as well. Stellate ganglion blocks can be diagnostic/therapeutic. Consider topical ketamine creams as well. ...Read more

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What medication need to be taken for acidity?

What medication need to be taken for acidity?

Antacid: An h2 blocker (like Pepcid (famotidine) or its generic) once or twice daily, provides relief for many after about a week. If this fails, a proton pump inhibitor (ppi--like Prilosec or its generic) will often work where h2's have failed. If both fail after at least one week trial of each, see your dr or a GI dr for eval. ...Read more

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Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Would it be okay if I use hash as medication?

Condition?: There are some conditions that medical marijuana is helpful for. However there can be significant problems related to cannabis use. Thus, would only consider this when prescribed or directed by a physician who is knowledgable in this area. Take care. ...Read more

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I have rhititis.What medication shoud i take?

I have rhititis.What medication shoud i take?

Antihistamine: You can try an over the counter antihistamine to begin with. Would use one that is non drowsy. ...Read more

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What is medication for BP in adult of 65years?

What is medication for BP in adult of 65years?

Blood pressure : Lots of medicines for blood pressure see your doctor to be treated. ...Read more

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