Roxifen Uses

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What is Roxifen?

Roxifen is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Roxifen is also given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections.

Roxifen belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, Roxifen will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Roxifen is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Roxifen indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician. The below description contains indications of Roxifen drug.

For systemic and topical use: articular syndrome (rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, gout), back pain, neuralgia, myalgia, traumatic inflammation of the soft tissue and musculoskeletal system.

For systemic use: dysmenorrhea in patients older than 12 years, acute infectious-inflammatory diseases of upper respiratory tract.

How should I use Roxifen?

Use Roxifen as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Roxifen is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. If you will be using Roxifen at home, a health care provider will teach you how to use it. Be sure you understand how to use Roxifen. Follow the procedures you are taught when you use a dose. Contact your health care provider if you have any questions.
  • Roxifen is light yellow to amber in color. Do not use Roxifen if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial or container is cracked or damaged in any way.
  • To clear up your infection completely, use Roxifen for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care provider how to dispose of these materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
  • If you miss a dose of Roxifen, 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.

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

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Uses of Roxifen in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it. The below information contains the uses of Roxifen drug.

Roxifen is used to treat bacterial infections of the brain respiratory tract ear abdomen abdominal wall, urinary tract and kidney, bones, joints, and skin or soft tissues. It is also used in the management of fever with low white blood cells (neutropenia), surgical site infections, joint pain caused by parasite ticks (Lyme disease), typhoid, paratyphoid and sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, syphilis).

Roxifen description

infoPharmacology is a crucial part of medicine wherein various medications are used to advance the well-being of an individual. Some drugs cure the infection or a disease; few prevent the occurrence of a symptom or a disease, and few are used in long-term treatment of the disease. Drugs are obtained from the plants as well as they can be synthesized organically. The drugs are used in various combinations or a single drug by the pharmaceutical industry during its preparation. The half-life of each medicine is different, and the dosage of the drug depends on the half-life of the drug. The below information gives the detailed description of Roxifen drug.

Antibacterial agent used primarily as a tuberculostatic. It remains the treatment of choice for tuberculosis.

Active ingredient matches for Roxifen:

Ceftriaxone in Philippines, Thailand.

Ceftriaxone Na in Philippines.

Isoniazid

Piroxicam in Thailand.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Roxifen Forte 20 mg x 500's
Roxifen 10 mg x 1,000's
Roxifen / vial + amp 10 mL diluent 1 g x 1's
Roxifen / vial + amp 2.5 mL diluent 250 mg x 1's
Roxifen / vial + amp 5 mL diluent 500 mg x 1 's
Roxifen 0.5 % x 25 g x 1's

List of Roxifen substitutes (brand and generic names):

Roxidene 20 mg x 100's (Combiphar)$ 10.13
Roxifen Gel 0.5 % x 25 g
Roxifen cap 10 mg 1000's (T. O. Chemicals)
Roxifen Forte cap 20 mg 500's (T. O. Chemicals)
Roxifen Gel topical gel 0.5% 25 g x 1's (T. O. Chemicals)
Roxipam 20mg TAB / 10$ 0.52
Roxipam 40mg TAB / 10$ 1.03
Roxium 0.5 % x 25 g (M & h)
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Roxon 150mg TAB / 10 (Meridian)$ 1.08
Roxon 50mg/5mL SUSP / 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
150 mg x 10's (Meridian)$ 1.08
50 mg x 5 mL x 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
Roxon 1 g x 1's (Meridian)
Roxon / vial + diluent 250 mg x 1's (Meridian)
Roxon 500 mg x 1's (Meridian)
ROXON 150MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Meridian)$ 1.08
ROXON tab 150 mg x 10's (Meridian)$ 1.08
ROXON oral susp 50 mg x 5 mL x 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
Roxon 150mg Tablet (Meridian)$ 0.11
Roxon 500mg Injection (Meridian)$ 0.40
ROXON 1GM INJECTION 1 vial / 10 ML injection each (Rhombus Pharma Pvt Ltd)$ 1.19
ROXON 500MG INJECTION 1 vial / 2 ML injection each (Rhombus Pharma Pvt Ltd)$ 0.79
Roxycam 10 mg x 1,000's (Greater pharma)
Roxycam 20 mg x 10's (Greater pharma)
Roxycam 20 mg x 1,000's (Greater pharma)
Roxycam Gel 0.5 % x 25 g
Roxycan 10 mg x 1,000's
Roxycan Forte 20 mg x 1,000's
Roxycan Forte 20 mg x 10 x 10's
Roxycan 20 mg x 1,000's
Roxycan 20 mg x 10 x 10's
Roxycan Gel 0.5 % x 25 g x 12's
20 mg x 100's (Radicura)$ 5.06
Roxygin 20mg DT-TAB / 100 (Radicura)$ 5.06
ROXYGIN 150 MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Radicura)$ 0.57
ROXYGIN dispertab 20 mg x 10's (Radicura)$ 0.51
Roxygin 20mg DT-TAB / 100 (Radicura)$ 5.06

References

  1. DailyMed. "CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/se... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  2. Wikipedia. "ceftriaxone: Link to the compound information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceftriaxon... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  3. Wikipedia. "isoniazid: Inorganic chemical information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isoniazid (accessed September 18, 2017).
  4. Wikipedia. "piroxicam: Link to the compound information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piroxicam (accessed September 18, 2017).
  5. PubChem. "isoniazid". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  6. PubChem. "piroxicam". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  7. PubChem. "ceftriaxone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  8. FDA Orange Book. "CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM; LIDOCAINE: The publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (the List, commonly known as the Orange Book), identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).". https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnD... (accessed September 18, 2017).

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