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What Infections Does Cefuroxime Treat?

Cefuroxime treats bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin and middle ear. It does not treat viral infections such as common cold.

What Is Cefuroxime 500 Used For?

Cefuroxime treats bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin and middle ear. It does not treat viral infections such as common cold.

Is Cefuroxime A Strong Antibiotic?

Cefuroxime is a strong antibiotic when compared to other antibiotics in the treatment of particular infections. It is generally a strong antibiotic.

What Bacteria Does Cefuroxime Kill?

It is mainly effective against Streptococci, beta-lactamase-producing bacteria and gram-negative aerobes.

Cefuroxime Contraindication

Cefuroxime interacts with oral contraceptives as it reduces the efficacy of the drug, probenecid and drugs that reduce gastric acidity.

Cefuroxime Axetil Dosage

The Cefuroxime Axetil dosage is based on the infection being treated and the age of the patient. 

Cefuroxime Uses

Cefuroxime treats bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin and middle ear. It does not treat viral infections such as common cold.

Cefuroxime Axetil 500 Tablet

Cefuroxime is used to treat bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin and middle ear. Pediatric patients are typically to use 250mg of Cefuroxime every 12 hours while adults use 500mg.

Cefuroxime Side Effects

Some side effects of Cefuroxime are serious but rare. Some of them include Vaginal candidiasis, headache, tachycardia, dyspepsia, pruritus, and muscle cramps.

Cefuroxime Syrup For Babies

Cefuroxime Syrup can be given to children from 3 months and above. Dose is based on body weight.

Ceftin And Alcohol

Alcohol should be avoided or limited during the use of Cefuroxime. Although there is no proven interaction, the use of alcohol can worsen symptoms.

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