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Microcef 500

Microcef 500mg - Cefuroxime Tablets

Microcef 500 is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic. It is usually used in the treatment of infections such as pneumonia, sinusitis, cystitis, gonococcal infection, and others caused by bacteria. Microcef 500 is not recommended for the treatment of viral infections as it is an antibiotic.

Active Ingredient

Cefuroxime Axetil is the main active ingredient of Microcef 500.

Description for Use

The medication is usually taken by mouth every 12 hours. Microcef 500 should also be taken with food.


Microcef tables are unsuitable for children under 5 years of age.

Microcef tablets should not be crushed.

Dosage for Bronchitis 

250mg twice a day

Dosage for Pneumonia 

500mg twice a day

Dosage for Urinary Tract Infections

125mg twice a day

Where can I buy Microcef?

Microcef 500 by 10 tablets is available on Drugstore Nigeria, the largest online pharmacy in Nigeria.

What is Cefpodoxime Used to Treat?

Cefpodoxime is a prescription medication used to treat bacterial infections in the skin, upper respiratory tract, ear, urinary tract, and others.

What is Cepodem Used For?

Cepodem is another prescription drug used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections in the body. Cepodem works by killing the bacterial in the body as well as curing the infection.

Is Cefpodoxime a Strong Antibiotic?

The effect of Cefpodoxime antibiotics depends on the dosage you are using. Please consult your medical practitioner for the recommended dosage to use for the Cefpodoxime drug.

Does Cefpodoxime make you sleepy?

Side effects of Cefpodoxime suggest that the prescription might make you feel sleepy. However, do well to consult your doctor if you notice otherwise.

Is Cefpodoxime Good for Cough?

Cough is usually caused by respiratory tract infection, and Cefpodoxime is an antibiotic drug that is used to also treat infections in the respiratory tract, so Cefpodoxime can be used for cough. Do consult your doctor for more advice on its use.

Which is Better Amoxicillin or Cefpodoxime?

Research suggests that Cefpodoxime prescription was superior to Amoxicillin in the treatment of pneumonia in elderly patients.

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