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What is Arrow-Roxithromycin?
Arrow-Roxithromycin containing the active ingredient roxithromycin belongs to the macrolide family of antibiotics. The medication works by killing and stopping the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection. The tablets can be used to treat conditions such as acute pharyngitis, bronchitis, tonsillitis, sinusitis, pneumonia, impetigo and skin and soft tissue infections. The antibiotics can be used to treat bacterial infections but does not work against viral infections such as the flu or common cold.
How is Arrow-Roxithromycin used?
Arrow-Roxithromycin is usually taken 1 to 2 times per day or as directed by a doctor. The tablets can be taken with or without food but should be taken with plenty of fluids throughout the treatment. Contact a doctor for the correct dosage and length of treatment as it will depend on the condition being treated and their response to the therapy. Do not stop taking the medication, even if you feel better after a few days, as abruptly stopping the medication may cause the infection to return and allow the bacteria to become immune to the antibiotics.
Patients using Arrow-Roxithromycin may encounter unwanted side effects such as:
- Stomach pain
- Loss of appetite
Contact a doctor immediately should side effects persist or encounter more severe side effects such as:
- Oral thrush
- Vaginal thrush
- Loss of appetite
- Ringing in the ears
- Excessive fatigue
- Altered taste
- Severe abdominal cramps
Immediately proceed to your nearest emergency department if you suffer an allergic reaction. Symptoms usually associated with such a reaction include difficulty breathing or swallowing, chest tightness, swelling, skin rashes, and hives.
Arrow-Roxithromycin is not always suitable for all patients. Always consult your health care provider prior to using this medication if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, using any other medication (prescription or non-prescription), using any herbal products or supplements, or if you have any allergies or other health problems.
The correct dosage and prescription commonly depend on the patient and the condition being treated. Do not adjust your dosage without the approval of your health care provider. This product is only for use as prescribed and instructed.