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is cefuroxime a cephalosporin

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Seegers
46 years experience Internal Medicine
G6PD & cefuroxime: hello ~ it seems from my research that cefuroxime is SAFE for G6PD and will not ppt a hemolytic crisis http://factmed.com/report-CEFUROXIME%20AXETIL-c ... Read More
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not likely a risk: The list of antibiotics to avoid in patients with G6PD deficiency include nitrofurans, sulfonamides and quinones (and chloramphenicol). Some of these ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Katharine Garnier
33 years experience Family Medicine
No foods: No foods should cause a problem, but some medications can decrease the levels you develop which may make it less effective. These include antacids, ac ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
36 years experience Infectious Disease
No: It's a derivative of erythromycin.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: Azithromycin is in the macrolide class. That is different class than the cephalosporin antibiotics like keflex, rocephin, (ceftriaxone) cefepime, etc ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Broad spectrum: This oral cephalosporin antibiotic is used to treat upper respiratory tract bacterial infections as well as uncomplicated infections of the skin, urin ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes: Should not be a problem.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Boelter
48 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not likely: The antibiotic should not affect your cycle, that being said, any antibiotic could affect a cycle. I e, why was it being used?
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Drug Class: Nope. Amoxicillin is a penicillin. It is not a cephalasporin.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Penicillin and cephalosporins are safe if not allergic when not pregnant.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
Should be: Ok. Maybe spread them out a bit in case the low acid situation decreases the absorption of the antibiotic.
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