Drug Index

Roxithromycin

 
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Mechanism :

It is a macrolide bacteriostatic antibiotic with activity against most gram-positive and gram-negative organisms. It is used in the treatment of certain respiratory tract infections (pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis) and urinary tract infections.


Indication :

• Treatment of respiratory, urinary and soft tissue infections.


Dosing :

8-10 mg/kg/day PO in 2 divided doses.


Adverse Effect :

Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, elevated liver enzymes and rarely, rashes.


Interaction :

Cyclosporine: The macrolide, roxithromycin, may increase the effect of cyclosporine.


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