Raxar

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Here is the some steps to help you to save money on Raxar purchase.


Read drug prescription

infoIt is very important to know about what medicine is given by the doctor, for what condition, and when it needs to be taken in what dose. This information given by the doctor is called Prescription. The patients should be familiar with the medicine prescription, and the details about the medicine before purchasing it and using it. Some medications need not be prescribed by healthcare practitioners and can be purchased and used without prescription by the patients; these are called over-the-counter medications. Read the drug prescription information of Raxar before taking it.

Raxar

What is Raxar

Raxar nasal was withdrawn from the U.S. market in 1999.
Raxar is an antibiotic in a class of drugs called fluoroquinolones. Raxar fights bacteria in your body.
Raxar is used to treat various types of bacterial infections.
Raxar may also be used for purposes other than those listed in Raxar guide.

Raxar side effects

If you experience any of the following serious side effects, stop taking Raxar and seek emergency medical attention:
  • an allergic reaction ;
  • irregular or slow heartbeats;
  • repeated fainting;
  • seizures;
  • confusion or hallucinations;
  • liver damage (yellowing of the skin or eyes, nausea, abdominal pain or discomfort, unusual bleeding or bruising, severe fatigue); or
  • muscle or joint pain.

If you experience any of the following less serious side effects, continue taking Raxar and talk to your doctor:
  • nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea;
  • headache, lightheadedness, drowsiness, or insomnia;
  • ringing in your ears; or
  • increased sensitivity of the skin to sunlight.

Side effects other than those listed here may also occur. Talk to your doctor about any side effect that seems unusual or that is especially bothersome.
See also: Side effects (in more detail)

Select the most affordable brand or generic drug

infoGeneric drug is the basic drug with an active substance in it, and the name of the generic drug is same as active substance most of the times. Like Acetaminophen/Paracetemol is Generic name and it has different brand names like Tylenol, Acimol, Crocin, Calpol etc. All these Brand names contain the same Paracetemol, but the medications are manufactured by different companies, so the different brand names. Generic drug is always cheaper and affordable, and it can be replaced in place of brand name drug prescribed by the healthcare practitioner. The Generic medicine has same properties as branded medicine in terms of uses, indications, doses, side effects, so no need to worry on that. Just select the most affordable generic or branded medicine.

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Raxar - Frequently asked Questions

Can Raxar be stopped immediately or do I have to stop the consumption gradually to ween off?

In some cases, it always advisable to stop the intake of some medicines gradually because of the rebound effect of the medicine.

It's wise to get in touch with your doctor as a professional advice is needed in this case regarding your health, medications and further recommendation to give you a stable health condition.

How should I take Raxar?

Take Raxar exactly as directed by your doctor. If you do not understand these instructions, ask your pharmacist, nurse, or doctor to explain them to you.

Take each dose with a full glass of water. Drink several extra glasses of fluid each day to prevent the formation of Raxar crystals in your urine.

Raxar may be taken with or without food.

Take Raxar at evenly spaced intervals. Follow your doctor's instructions.

Do not take antacids that contain magnesium or aluminum (e.g., Tums or Rolaids), the ulcer medicine sucralfate (Carafate), or vitamin or mineral supplements that contain iron or zinc for a minimum of 4 hours before or 4 hours after a dose of Raxar. Taking antacids, sucralfate, or vitamin or mineral supplements too close to a dose of Raxar can greatly decrease the effects of the antibiotic.

Take all of the Raxar that has been prescribed for you even if you begin to feel better. Your symptoms may start to improve before the infection is completely treated.

Store this medication at room temperature away from moisture and heat.

What other drugs will affect Raxar?

Do not take antacids that contain magnesium or aluminum (e.g., Tums or Rolaids), the ulcer medicine sucralfate (Carafate), or vitamin or mineral supplements that contain iron or zinc for a minimum of 4 hours before or 4 hours after a dose of Raxar. Taking antacids, sucralfate, or vitamin or mineral supplements too close to a dose of Raxar can greatly decrease the effects of the antibiotic.

Do not take Raxar without first talking to your doctor if you are taking any of the following drugs:

  • the heart medicines amiodarone (Cordarone), disopyramide (Norpace), quinidine (Cardioquin, Quinidex, Quinaglute, others), procainamide (Procan SR, Pronestyl), sotalol (Betapace), and bepridil (Vascor);

  • terfenadine (Seldane, Seldane-D) or astemizole (Hismanal);

  • a tricyclic antidepressant including amitriptyline (Elavil, Endep), amoxapine (Asendin), imipramine (Tofranil), nortriptyline (Pamelor), doxepin (Sinequan), and others;

  • a phenothiazine including chlorpromazine (Thorazine), fluphenazine (Prolixin), perphenazine (Trilafon), mesoridazine (Serentil), thioridazine (Mellaril), and others;

  • erythromycin (E-Mycin, Ery-Tab, E.E.S., others); or

  • cisapride (Propulsid).

Raxar and the drugs listed above may affect the rhythm of your heartbeats. You may not be able to take Raxar, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.

Before taking Raxar, tell your doctor if you are taking:

  • warfarin (Coumadin);

  • theophylline (Theo-Dur, Theolair, Slo-Phyllin, Slo-Bid, Elixophyllin, others);

  • insulin or an oral diabetes medication such as glipizide (Glucotrol), glyburide (Micronase, Diabeta, Glynase), and others; or

  • a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) such as ibuprofen (Motrin, Advil, Nuprin, others), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn, Anaprox), ketoprofen (Orudis KT, Orudis, Oruvail), and others.

You may not be able to take Raxar, or you may require a dosage adjustment or special monitoring during treatment if you are taking any of the medicines listed above.

Drugs other than those listed here may also interact with Raxar. Talk to your doctor and pharmacist before taking any prescription or over-the-counter medicines.

Who should not take Raxar?

Before taking this medication, tell your doctor if you have

  • liver disease or

  • any kind of heart disease or heart problem.

You may not be able to take Raxar, or you may require a lower dose or special monitoring during treatment if you have any of the conditions listed above.

Raxar may increase the risk of seizures if you have an existing seizure disease.

Raxar is in the FDA pregnancy category C. This means that it is not known whether Raxar will harm an unborn baby. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

Raxar passes into breast milk and may harm a nursing infant. It may affect bone development. Do not take this medication without first talking to your doctor if you are breast-feeding a baby.

Raxar should not be taken by children under 18 years of age. It may interfere with bone development.

Can Raxar be taken or consumed while pregnant?

Please visit your doctor for a recommendation as such case requires special attention.

Can Raxar be taken for nursing mothers or during breastfeeding?

Kindly explain your state and condition to your doctor and seek medical advice from an expert.

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Following the study conducted by wDrugs.com on Raxar, the result is highlighted below. However, it must be clearly stated that the survey and result is based solely on the perception and impression of visitors and users of the website as well as consumers of Raxar. We, therefore, urge readers not to base their medical judgment strictly on the result of this study but on test/diagnosis duly conducted by a certified medical practitioners or physician.

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The information was verified by Dr. Harshad Shah, MD Pharmacology