As with any medicine, cefuroxime axetil
) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If reactions do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with cefuroxime axetil. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list of side effects with you.)
Cefuroxime Axetil Side Effects to Report
There are a number of side effects with cefuroxime axetil that you should report to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
- Watery or bloody diarrhea (which can occur even after you have finished the medication)
- Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
- An unexplained rash
- Unexplained swelling (especially of the lips, mouth, or throat)
- Wheezing or other breathing problems.