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A 42-year-old male asked:

Can cefuroxime be used to treat prostatitis or inflammation?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 55 years experience
Maybe, maybe not: Cefuroxime is not ideal for prostatitis; other antibiotics are more effective because they penetrate the prostate better. "Inflammation" is meaningless without knowing more about where the inflammation is, what symptoms you might have, etc. Ceforoxime and other antibiotics treat infections, not inflammation. Discuss with your doctor.
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