Does food or alcohol interact with Rovamycine?
This drug may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Rovamycine?
This drug may interact with underlying conditions. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. Therefore, it is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have, especially:
- Hepatic impairment
- Predisposition to QT interval prolongation
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. Therefore, you should always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using any medication.
What is the dose for an adult?
Toxoplasmosis and other susceptible infections
- Mild to moderate infections: Take 6 million to 9 million units in 2 divided doses.
- Severe infections: Take 12 million to 15 million units in 2 divided doses.
- Gonorrhea: Take 12 million to 13.5 million units as a single dose.
Acute toxoplasmosis in pregnancy (<18 weeks of gestation)
Take 3 million units every 8 hours to prevent transmission to fetus.
What is the dose for a child?
Prophylaxis against congenital toxoplasmosis
Give 150,000 units per kg of body weight in 2 to 3 divided doses.
How is Rovamycine available?
Rovamycine is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to the nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose. Avoid missing doses to prevent antibiotic resistance and treatment failure.