Axacef (500mg)

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Composition

Cefuroxime(500mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Cefuroxime(500mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

Cefuroxime  is used to treat any infection of the sinuses, throat, airways or lungs, kidney and urinary tract infections and Lyme disease (flu-like symptoms including stiff neck, chills, fever, swollen lymph nodes, headaches, fatigue, muscle aches, and joint pain). It is also used as prophylaxis of postoperative endophthalmitis (inflammation of the internal coats of the eye) after cataract surgery.

SIDE EFFECTS

Skin itching, rash, or redness, urge to vomit, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, transient increase of liver enzymes, fungal infection, increase in eosinophils (type of white blood cellls).

DRUG INTERACTION

Cefuroxime can interact with antacids, birth control pills, probenecid, and blood thinning drugs (anticoagulants). Always consult your physician for the change of dose regimen or an alternative drug of choice that may strictly be required.

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Cefuroxime is an antibiotic that prevents the growth of bacteria by interrupting the bacterial cell wall formation.

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INTERACTIONS

Can I take Axacef (500mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown no risk to the fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Axacef (500mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Possibly unsafe: Evidence from studies in breastfeeding women show that there is a definite risk of side effects to the breastfed infants. However, use of the drug in breastfeeding women is acceptable in spite of the risk to the infants, if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Axacef (500mg) with alcohol?

No studies found