What is Roxithromycin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Roxithromycin is an antibiotic. It is used to treat respiratory tract, urinary and soft tissue infections.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Roxithromycin

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Roxithromycin

Dosage Patients
300 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Roxithromycin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
Did not seem to work 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Duration

Currently taking Roxithromycin

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped taking Roxithromycin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 2
6 months - 1 year 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 3
Not at all hard to take 1

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Roxithromycin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Cefuroxime (Ceftin) 1
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1 patient evaluation for Roxithromycin

Nov 8, 2012 (Started Oct 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mucus in throat)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent cough or wheeze)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Aug 8, 2012 (Started Oct 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for mucus in throat)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent cough or wheeze)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Aug 10, 2011 (Started Oct 30, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for lung infection)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

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