Cefuroxime Antibiotic Information
If you have a certain type of bacterial infection (such as strep throat or a sinus infection), the drug cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin®) may help treat your symptoms. This prescription medicine comes in the form of a tablet and oral suspension (liquid), and is usually taken twice daily. Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting are some of the possible side effects of this antibiotic.
It's important to review cefuroxime's safety information with your healthcare provider before starting treatment. This antibiotic may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions (such as kidney disease or certain allergies) and if you are taking any other medications, including nonprescription drugs.
(For more information on this antibiotic, click Cefuroxime Axetil. This article provides a more in-depth look at this product, explaining how cefuroxime works, what to expect while taking it, and how to ensure the effectiveness of each dose.)