Uplores

Uplores

roxithromycin

Manufacturer:

Sanbe Farma

Distributor:

Euro Asia Medico
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Roxithromycin
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections, particularly in ENT, bronchopulmonary, genital (excluding gonococcal infections) & skin infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity. Concomitant use w/ ergot derivatives.
Special Precautions
Not recommended in hepatobiliary disorders. Patients w/ congenital or documented QT prolongation; concomitantly treated w/ other QT interval prolonging drugs; w/ electrolyte disturbance particularly cases of hypokalaemia & hypomagnesemia; w/ clinically relevant bradycardia, cardiac arrythmia or cardiac insufficiency. Hepatic impairment. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Mild GI discomfort (eg, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea); allergic skin reactions; possible transient elevations of ALT/GPT, AST/GOT & alkaline phosphatase.
Drug Interactions
May increase theophylline plasma conc. May elevate digoxin absorption. May increase terfenadine serum conc. QT-interval prolonging drugs eg, antiarrythmics class IA & III, antipsychotics, antidepressants & fluoroquinolones.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01FA06 - roxithromycin ; Belongs to the class of macrolides. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Uplores cap 150 mg
Packing/Price
3 × 10's
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