Roxithromycin to treat various infections caused by bacteria

Roxithromycin Sandoz is indicated for the treatment of the following types of mild to moderately severe infections in adults caused by or likely to be caused by susceptible microorganisms. Upper respiratory tract infection: acute pharyngitis, tonsillitis and sinusitis.

Roxithromycin 150 mg tablets are indicated for the treatment of the following mild to moderately severe infections in children caused by or likely to be caused by susceptible micro-organisms: acute pharyngitis, acute tonsillitis and impetigo.

How to use

Use Roxithromycin as directed by your doctor.

Take Roxithromycin by mouth with food.

If you have trouble swallowing the tablet whole, it may be crushed or chewed with a little water.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Roxithromycin.

Drug Class and Mechanism

Roxithromycin is used to treat serious infections. It kills or slows the growth of sensitive bacteria.

Missed Dose

If you miss a dose of Roxithromycin and are taking it regularly, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Storage

Store Roxithromycin at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep in a tight, light-resistant container. Keep Roxithromycin out of the reach of children and away from pets.