Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Uncomplicated gonorrhoea
Adult: 300 mg as a single dose.
Hypersensitivity; severe renal impairment; pregnancy, lactation; convulsive conditions; patients <18 yr.
Special Precautions
G6PD deficiency; impaired renal or hepatic function; exposure to strong sunlight; porphyria. May impair ability to drive or operate machinery.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, abdominal pain, neurological effects, toxic psychoses or convulsions, skin reactions, tendon damage, hepatic effects.
Potentially Fatal: Auto-immune haemolytic anaemia (elderly).
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption when taken with sucralfate and preparations containing divalent and trivalent cations. Excretion is reduced by probenecid. Risk of increased nephrotoxicity when used with ciclosporin. May increase effect of oral anticoagulants. Increased risk of convulsion when used with NSAIDs.
Lab Interference
False-positive results in urinary glucose tests using copper reduction method.
Description: Rosoxacin has actions similar to nalidixic acid. It is active against Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
MIMS Class
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