Cefuroxime

Overview

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Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Cefuroxime's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

750 mg750 (750)12 hourlyivfor pneumonia and with acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis 1.5 mg may be given every 8 hour in more severe conditions.
250 to 500 mg380 (375)12 hourlyPOShould be taken after food for optimum absorption. The usual course is seven days. For respiratory tract infection.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

250 to 0 mg120 (125)12 hourlyotitus media over 2 years of age.
15 to 0 mg/kg7.5 (7.5)12 hourlymaximum of 500mg daily

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

10 mg/kg10 (10)12 hourlymaximum of 250mg daily. More than 3 months of age.
125 mg120 (125)12 hourlymaximum of 500mg daily. More than 3 months of age.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Cefuroxime

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