Rulide (generic name: roxithromycin; brand names include: Roximycin / Biaxsig / Roxar / Surlid) belongs to a class of drugs known as semi-synthetic macrolide antibiotics.
Rulide is used for the treatment of bacterial infections including infections of the ear, nose and throat, respiratory tract, skin and skin structure infections, and urinary tract infections.
tonsillitis and sinusitis
impetigo (bacterial infection causing sores on the skin)
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Rulide exactly as directed.
The usual adult dosage is 300 mg daily. The usual duration of treatment is 5 to 10 days.
The dosage and the duration of treatment may vary according to the type of infection.
Rulide should usually be taken on an empty stomach or at least 15 minutes before a meal.
Tell your doctor before taking Rulide, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: roxithromycin.