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Dr. Melissa Gowans
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Zinacef (Overview)

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


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How many days should I take zinacef (cefuroxime axetil)?

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

Dr. Melissa Gowans
80 doctors shared insights

Zinacef (Overview)

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


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What is done for cefuroxime toxicity?

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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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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How many days should I take zinacef (cefuroxime axetil) (antibiotic)?

Depends: That depends on why you're taking it. Duration of treatment depends on the infection. In general you should take it for the amount of time prescribed. ...Read more

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What is cefuroxime?

What is cefuroxime?

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

Dr. Peter Ihle
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Cefuroxime Axetil (Definition)

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