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Is the medication ceftin (cefuroxime) a mild or major antibiotic for sinus infections?
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Dr. Steven Tucker
Internal Medicine
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In brief: That depends....
Ceftin (cefuroxime axetil) is a 2nd generation cephalosporin antibiotic (there are 4 generations now).
It is commonly given for infections across the lungs, sinuses, gut, and skin. Mild or major, depends on perspective but overall i would say that antibiotics are over-prescribed. The key at this point is to finish the course you were given.

In brief: That depends....
Ceftin (cefuroxime axetil) is a 2nd generation cephalosporin antibiotic (there are 4 generations now).
It is commonly given for infections across the lungs, sinuses, gut, and skin. Mild or major, depends on perspective but overall i would say that antibiotics are over-prescribed. The key at this point is to finish the course you were given.
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