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Cefuroxime Axetil

cefuroxime
Cefuroxime is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections of the ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, bones, joints, bladder, or kidneys. Cefuroxime is also used to treat gonorrhea, meningitis, sepsis, or early Lyme disease. Cefuroxime Cefuroxime may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cefuroxime
DRUG TYPE
second generation cephalosporins

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Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use cefuroxime if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any type of cephalosporin antibiotic (Omnicef, Keflex, and others).

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Cefuroxime Axetil tablet 250 mg500 mg