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Hysterectomy soon. Just started ceftin (cefuroxime) for 2 weeks then on to keflex for 30 days for chronic bladder infection. Ok to keep taking thru surgery?

Antibiotics ; surger. You can continue taking your medication up until your surgery. During the procedure you will probably get IV antibiotics so don't worry about the dose for the day of surgery or during your hospitalization. Good luck.

Pulmonologist prescribed Keflex 250 mg. For bacterial bronchitis. Would Ceftin (cefuroxime) or Cefzil work better due to broader bacterial spectrum?

Cepphalosporins. Same class of drugs, Ceftin (cefuroxime) stronger, Cezil also stronger, but more gI side effects. Keflex is the most affordable for a routine infection.
Yes and No. Yes and No. Cefzil and Ceftin (cefuroxime) are second generation cephalosporins, where as Keflex is a first generation. The second generation drugs have better gram-negative coverage however they have not as good gram-positive coverage for bacteria. It depends on which bacteria is being treated.