Roxithromycin (PS) is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) roxithromycin. On this page you will find out more about Roxithromycin (PS), including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: roxithromycin
Pack size information
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Information for medicine and pack size:
Roxithromycin (PS) 300 mg film-coated tablet, 5
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Adults: ROXITHROMYCIN AN 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. Lower respiratory tract infection: acute bronchitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis; community acquired pneumonia. Skin and skin structure infections. Nongonococcal urethritis. Children: ROXITHROMYCIN AN 150mg 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 microorganisms. Acute pharyngitis. Acute tonsillitis. Impetigo. Appropriate culture and sensitivity tests should be performed when necessary to determine organism susceptibility and thus treatment suitability. Therapy with roxithromycin may be inititiated before results of these tests are known; once results become available, appropriate therapy should be continued.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White, round, convex tablets, scored on one face, embossment on other side: R300|
|Dosage Form||Tablet, film coated|
|Route of administration||Oral|
5 Tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||No information available|
|Life time||4 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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