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Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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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. Sanjiv Kaul
86 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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What number of days should I take zinacef (cefuroxime axetil) anibiotic?

What number of days should I take zinacef (cefuroxime axetil) anibiotic?

More information: Well the question is 'what' are you taking the antibiotic for? The doctor who prescribed the medication should have some kind of 'plan' in mind for you... We like to follow the axiom - 'treat until better' which for some people means a week, others 10 days, or possibly much longer. It's important to be monitored for side effects AND to make sure a good result is achieved. So please check with doc ...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?

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

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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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Can collection fluid and very little tissue reminant be treated with cefuroxime, nospa and metronidozole ?

Nope.: Tissue reminant of any kind needs to be addressed with an ob/gyn. Go see your doc for the consultation. You may need a D&C to clear the reminant. ...Read more

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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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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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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