Medicine details

ImageAdetil 250
NameAdetil 250
DosageTablet
Generic NameCefuroxime
Classes Anti-infective Agent
Antibiotic
Cephalosporine
Diseases Bronchitis
Gonorrhea
Infectious Disease
Lyme Disease
Otitis
Pneumonia
Sinusitis
Tonsillitis
Urethritis
CompanySupreme Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Drug Package Details

Strength250 mg
Storage Condition
Origin CountryBangladesh
Commercial Pack10
Price per pack৳ 250.00
Cost per pack৳ 220.00
Package unit10 tabs strip
Price per unit৳ 25.00
Cost per unit৳ 22.00
Discount0
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Remarks

Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime is a  cephalosporin antibiotic and beta lactamase inhibitor. It kills bacteria by inhibiting cell wall synthesis. It is a bactericidal antibiotic.

This medication is indicated for the following infections caused by susceptible organisms-

  • Tonsilitis
  • Sinusitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Bronchitis
  • Skin infections
  • Bone infections
  • Sexually transmitted diseases.
  • Meningitis
  • Lyme disease
  • Septicemia
  • Cefuroxime is available as tablets, powder for suspension & parenteral.
  • The usual adult oral dose for cefuroxime is 250-500 mg up to 10 days. 
  • Suspension should be taken with food.

How to reconstitute cefuroxime powder for suspension:

The common side effects are-

  • Rash 
  • Nausea & vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Taste disturbances (suspension)

 

  • Precaution should be taken when administering to patients who are taking diuretics. 
  • Cross reactivity may occur with cephalosporin antibiotics.
  • Effects on gut flora may lower estrogen reabsorption and reduce efficacy of oral contraceptives.

Contraindication

Contraindicated in hypersensitive patients to beta lactam antibiotics such as-