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Were you looking for information about Cefuroxime Axetil? Cephuroxime is a common misspelling of cefuroxime.
 
Cefuroxime axetil (Ceftin®) is a prescription drug licensed to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections, including strep throat, sinus infections, and ear infections. The medicine is sold as a tablet or oral suspension (liquid), and is typically taken twice daily. The most common side effects of this antibiotic include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Among the people who may not be able to take it safely are those who have certain allergies and those who have kidney disease.
 
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