Cefuget

Cefuget

cefuroxime

Manufacturer:

Getz Pharma

Distributor:

Getz Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefuroxime axetil
Indications/Uses
Susceptible infections including bone & joint infections, bronchitis, gonorrhea, otitis media, peritonitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, skin & soft tissue infections & UTI.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult Resp tract infections 250-500 mg bid. Uncomplicated UTI 250 mg daily.
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Penicillin-sensitive patients; history of allergy. False -ve result in ferricyanide test may occur. May affect ability to drive & use machines. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Hypersensitivity reactions including skin rashes, urticaria, eosinophilia, fever, serum sickness-like reactions, anaphylaxis. +ve Coombs' test. Neutropenia, thrombocytopenia; bleeding complications related to hypoprothrombinemia &/or platelet dysfunction.
Drug Interactions
May lower bioavailability w/ drugs which reduce gastric acidity. Lower estrogen reabsorption & reduced efficacy of combined OCs. Reduced renal clearance w/ probenecid.
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DC02 - cefuroxime ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Cefuget FC tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
50's (P2,250/box)
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