Treatment of infections caused by sensitive bacteria including: Upper respiratory tract infections eg, ear, nose and throat infections (eg, otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis and pharyngitis); lower respiratory tract infections eg, pneumonia, acute bronchitis and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis; genitourinary tract infections eg, pyelonephritis, cystitis and urethritis; skin and soft tissue infections eg, furunculosis, pyoderma and impetigo; gonorrhoea, acute uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis.
Cefuroxime is also available as the sodium salt for parenteral administration. This permits the use of sequential therapy with the same antibiotic, when a change from parenteral to oral therapy is clinically indicated. Where appropriate Axetine is effective when used following initial parenteral Axetine in the treatment of pneumonia and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis.
Consideration should be given to official guidance on the appropriate use of antibacterial agents.