CEFUROXIME 750mg INJECTION
What is Cefuroxime injection used for?
Cefuroxime injection is an antibiotic injection that is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia, respiratory tract infections, meningitis and gonorrhea. It is also used to treat bacterial infections in the skin, blood, bone, joint, and urinary tract.
What conditions does Cefuroxime treat?
Cefuroxime is indicated in the treatment of the following conditions:
- Respiratory tract infection
- Urinary tract infection
- Strep throat
- Skin infection caused by Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria.
Is cefuroxime a good antibiotic?
Cefuroxime is an antibiotic that is used to treat conditions resulting from certain bacterial infections. It is effective in eradicating the bacteria responsible for the conditions it is designed to treat. However, it is not a broad spectrum antibiotic and will not be effective in the treatment of certain infections such as a H. pylori stomach infection.
Is Cefuroxime better than Amoxicillin?
Cefuroxime and amoxicillin are antibiotics used to treat a range of bacterial infections. Both are effective antibiotics, especially when used for the right infections. One is not necessarily better than the other, as they may be used to treat different infections.
What are the side effects of cefuroxime injection?
Common side effects of Cefuroxime injection include:
- Stomach Cramps
- Body pains
- Reactions at the site such as swelling, pain, blood clot or inflammation
- Stomach gas
Can I drink milk with cefuroxime?
Avoid taking dairy products with Cefuroxime as they may interfere with the body’s absorption of the medication.
How many days should I take cefuroxime?
Your doctor will determine your dose and the length of time you’d be given Cefuroxime.
Can cefuroxime treat urinary tract infection?
Cefuroxime is very effective in the treatment of urinary tract infection, as it helps to eradicate the causal bacteria responsible for UTI.
Cefuroxime is available on Drugstore.ng, the largest online pharmacy in Lagos.