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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Cefuroxime Axetil (Overview)

Cefuroxime axetil is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Suzanne Galli
83 doctors shared insights

Cefuroxime Axetil (Overview)

Cefuroxime axetil is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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What're the foods that I should avoid while taking zinnat (cefuroxime axetil)?

None: There are no specific foods that need to be avoided while taking cefuroxime. It will be best absorbed on an empty stomache. ...Read more

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I am allergic to penicillin and I have been prescribed 250 mg of cefuroxime axetil can I take it?

I am allergic to penicillin and I have been prescribed 250 mg of cefuroxime axetil can I take it?

Possibly: Approximately 16% of individuals with true penicillin allergies will have a cross reactivity with cephalosporin antibiotics, like Cefuroxime axetil. Best to discuss with your prescribing doctor whether or not he or she believes you have a true allergy to penicillin vs. A side effect reaction to penicillin. ...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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Whats the side effects of cefuroxime axetil zegen capsule?

Cefuroxime/Zegen SEs: Common: diarrhea/nausea/vomiting; vaginitis; elevated liver enzymes, diaper rash; impaired kidneys; anemia; jarisch-herxheimer rxn. Serious: severe allergic rxns; kidney damage; decreased blood cell elements (rbc's, wbc's, platelets, etc); seizures; clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea. ...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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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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How many days should I take zinacef (cefuroxime axetil)?

5-10: Zinacef (cefuroxime axetil) (cefuroxime) has many indications for treating various infections but is usually prescribed for between 5 and 10 days. ...Read more

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What're the foods that I should avoid while taking zinnat (cefuroxime axetil)?

None: There are no specific foods that need to be avoided while taking cefuroxime. It will be best absorbed on an empty stomache. ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
80 doctors shared insights

Zinacef (Definition)

Zinacef is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more


Dr. Sewa Legha
18 doctors shared insights

Kefurox (Definition)

Kefuox is a second generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more