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What is cefuroxime?

What is cefuroxime?

Antibiotic: It is an antibiotic used for certain types of infections. ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

My doctor prescribed me cefuroxime and chlorquinaldol-promestrine in treating bacterial vaginosis.Could these be harmful to an early pregnancy , because i may be pregnant of 1 week?

It could be.: Tell your doctor immediately that you may be pregnant, do a definitive urine or blood test to find out if you are, realizing that the otc test will not detect a very early pregnancy. Do it now. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Is it okay to use cefuroxime to treat a tooth infection?

Not a common use: Uses of this medication include treatment of tonsillitis, strep throat, ear infections, skin infections, and bronchitis, to name a few. This prescription medication works by preventing the bacteria from forming cell walls.Not all bacteria will respond to this medicine. Most times other more broad spectrum antibiotics like penicillin are used. ...Read more

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Zinnat tablet 250mg cefuroxime axetil what's used?

Zinnat: Cefuroxime axetil is an antibiotic used for a number of respiratory, skin and genitourinary infections. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime axetil 500mg effective in treating tooth infections?

Not first choice: This is an antibiotic, but not my first choice in treating oral infections. I usually start with Amoxicillin and when someone is allergic to that go to clindamycin. This antibiotic may help but some but will not cure a tooth infection. One must eliminate the source of infection to cure and that means trying to get to a dentist for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Is cefuroxime dangerous for a person with high blood pressure and chronic diarrhea?

Is cefuroxime dangerous for a person with high blood pressure and chronic diarrhea?

No: No it's not dangerous. However it is a good idea to use a probiotic (ie. Acidophilus, align, florastor) while on the antibiotic in order to reduce the risk of colon infection from c. Difficile bacterial toxin. ...Read more

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What is done for cefuroxime toxicity?

Symptomatic : Treatment depends on the severity of the reaction. After stopping the medication the symptoms of the reaction need to be treated. Treatment varies depending on the clinical findings. ...Read more

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Whats are the side effects of cefuroxime?

Some severe: Mostly stomach cramps and diarrhea for some people but people can have a severe allergic reaction, which causes breathing trouble and can even cause death, rarely seizures, a severe skin condition called toxic epidermal necrolysis and steven-johnson's syndrome. Most people do not have any trouble with it. I always recommend eating yogurt with an active culture to help the stomach issues. ...Read more

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I'm finishing up my 2nd to last day of cefuroxime antibiotics and am experiencing very light tan colored stool. Is there reason for concern?

I'm finishing up my 2nd to last day of cefuroxime antibiotics and am experiencing very light tan colored stool. Is there reason for concern?

Probably not: Probably the change in stool color will return to normal without any problems. If you are otherwise feeling fine then probably things are ok but you always should check with whoever prescribed the medication. Cefuroximine can cause diarrhea so maybe you are getting a little of that. ...Read more

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Can i drink alcohol while taking cefuroxime axetil?

No: It is better not to take any alcohol while taking medication, it may interact together and impact the medications effectiveness. ...Read more

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What is cefuroxime?

Antibiotic: It is an antibiotic used for certain types of infections. ...Read more

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Can Norflox be combined with Cefuroxime in use?

Can Norflox be combined with Cefuroxime in use?

I see no: reasons why not but your question should be directed to the prescribing Health Professional... these are powerful antibiotics! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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What are the foods that I should avoid while taking cefuroxime?

What are the foods that I should avoid while taking cefuroxime?

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, acid blockers, antiinflammatories like advil, (ibuprofen) and calcium supplements. ...Read more

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What's the complication if cefuroxime intra veineuse taken oraly dose 550 mg?

Probably none: At worst, the taste is terrible. The dose is appropriate for an adult without contraindications like kidney dysfunction.Allergies to the drug.Etc. Why was it taken orally? ...Read more

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Why Cefuroxime if injection taken three times daily but if oraly taken twice daily ?

Cefuroxime: different formulations of medications can last a different amount of time in the body. Other explanations can be that the prescriber wished to decrease the amount of drug you received each day. ...Read more

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I have gained weight due to Cefuroxime Axetile Torfur and I need to lose it fast. I exercise and have diet control. But no result. I need to lose Fat.

I have gained weight due to Cefuroxime Axetile Torfur and I need to lose it fast. I exercise and have diet control. But no result. I need to lose Fat.

Energy balance: Corticosteroids, most anti-depressants, some anti-psychotics, mood stabilizers & diabetes meds can cause weight gain but cefuroxine doesn't. Exercise is great for your health but must be combined with caloric restriction for weight loss. Start a diet diary and do a calorie count. Then decrease portion sizes and eliminate "empty calories" like sodas. I recommend THE DUKE DIET book for more info. ...Read more

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Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Will cefuroxime treat urethritis

Yes, if : The organisms, such as neisseria or chlamydia, is sensitive to this antibiotic. If it is not treated properly, you can get scarring and urethral strictures, which can become big problems. ...Read more