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is cefuroxime axetil used to treat a uti or kidney infection?

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Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
It can be: Cefuroxime is a 2nd generation cephalosporin, and can be used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. If a urine culture was obtained showing 'sensitivity' to cefuroxime, then it is a good choice. It is frequently used for respiratory infections, and can be used for uti's as well, but i would like to see a culture result to be sure it is adequate.
Answered on Nov 27, 2017
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