Farmacef

Farmacef

cefuroxime

Manufacturer:

Farmaline

Distributor:

Farmaline
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Cefuroxime axetil
Indications/Uses
Resp tract, ENT & skin & soft tissue infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
250 mg-tab Adult Duration: 7 days (range: 5-10 days). Most infections, mild to moderate lower resp tract infections & pyelonephritis 250 mg bid. UTI 125 mg bid. More severe lower resp tract infections or suspected pneumonia 500 mg bid. Uncomplicated gonorrhea 1 g single dose. Lyme disease Adult & childn >12 yr 500 mg bid for 20 days. Childn Most infections 125 mg bid. Childn 3 mth up to 12 yr 10 mg/kg bid. Max: 250 mg daily. Childn ≥2 yr Otitis media 250 mg bid. 500-mg tab 250-500 mg bid.
Administration
Should be taken with food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Anaphylactic reaction to penicillins.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances, hypersensitivity reactions, headache.
Drug Interactions
Antacids.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DC02 - cefuroxime ; Belongs to the class of second-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Farmacef tab 250 mg
Packing/Price
10's
Form
Farmacef tab 500 mg
Packing/Price
10's
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