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Ceftin (Cefuroxime) is an antibiotic prescribed to treat skin infections, middle ear infections, tonsillitis, throat infections, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and gonorrhea. Getting a Ceftin (Cefuroxime) prescription from us is straightforward and effortless; you can connect with a qualified doctor anytime through “Your Doctors Online” to discuss your presenting symptoms.

However, a Ceftin (Cefuroxime)  prescription will only be provided after consultation with our qualified doctor and if the treatment is completely safe and suitable for you.

What is Ceftin(Cefuroxime)?

Cefuroxime belongs to the class of cephalosporins antibiotics, which is used to treat various bacterial infections, including respiratory tract, urinary tract and ear infections.

It comes in different dosage forms and frequencies, and a medical consultation is required for the prescription.  

Uses of Ceftin (Cefuroxime)

Ceftin is the second-generation Cephalosporin antibiotic prescribed to treat various bacterial infections.

How does it works?

Cefuroxime works by interfering with and inhibiting the cell wall’s bacteria production. This can lead to the leakage and shrinkage of the cell due to the breakdown of the cell membrane of the bacteria. This eventually will lead to the cell death of bacteria treating infection.

What are the different dosage forms and strengths of Ceftin?

Ceftin comes in 3 different dosage forms. Tablets, oral suspension, and powder for injection. The different dosage strengths include 250mg and 500mg in tablets, 125mg/5mL
250mg/5mL in oral suspensions and 750mg,1.5g, and 7.5g for powder for injections. Your healthcare provider can only decide the dose and dosage form after the diagnosis.

How to take it?

The tablets should be taken via mouth with water, while the oral suspension should be made according to the instructions on the leaflet inside the medication package. The initial dose for infections like pharyngitis and acute sinusitis can start from 250mg (tab) once daily and will increase with the severity of the infection. Consult your provider for the correct dose according to your bacterial infection.

Side effects of Ceftin (Cefuroxime)

Some common side effects are 

  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Drowsiness
  • Itching/swelling.

Serious side effects include 

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Liver problems
  • Severe skin reactions
  • Unusual bleeding. 


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    Cefuroxime, 500 mg orally every 12 hours for 5 days


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Precautions and Contraindications

  • This medication has a documented history of hypersensitivity. Discuss it with your doctor if you had any previously. 
  •  Do not crush or chew the tablets. Take it with water via the mouth. 
  • Share your medication history with your healthcare provider to avoid any allergic reactions and drug-drug interactions. 
  • There is not enough medical evidence to support its unsafe nature in pregnancy. It can be consumed. In case of any side effects, consult your provider immediately. 

FAQs about Ceftin prescription online

What infections does Cefuroxime treat?

Conditions treated by Ceftin (Cefuroxime) are respiratory tract infections, skin and soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, and uncomplicated gonorrhea.

Does Cefuroxime need a prescription?

Yes, it’s a prescription medication. Ceftin (Cefuroxime) needs a healthcare provider’s prescription to be dispensed to you. Getting a consultation and prescription per your unique needs is mandatory.

What antibiotic is the same as Cefuroxime?

The antibiotic Augmentin (amoxicillin/clavulanate) is considered the alternative medication for ceftin (cefuroxime) for bacterial infections.

What drugs interact with Ceftin?

Ceftin interacts with drugs like Probenecid, loop Diuretics, aminoglycoside antibiotics, oral contraceptives, antacids, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs), blood Thinners (Anticoagulants), and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Discussing your medication history with your healthcare provider to avoid unwanted interactions is good.

What should I avoid while taking Cefuroxime?

When taking cefuroxime, avoid consuming grapefruit and grapefruit juice. Also, stay away from alcohol, antacids, and iron supplements.

Can Cefuroxime cause a yeast infection?

While taking venlafaxine (Effexor), it is crucial to avoid drinking alcohol, as it may enhance the drowsiness and dizziness side effects of this medication. It’s better to avoid driving or excessive physical activity because this medication can impair coordination and mental alertness of the brain. 

How long does it take for Cefuroxime to work?

Typically, doctors advise taking Cefuroxime for 5–10 days, every 12 hours. After starting the drug, it may take up to 48 hours before the symptoms begin to improve.

Is Cefuroxime good for UTI?

Ceftin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic covering alot of bacterial infections but usually is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infections. It’s good to consult a healthcare provider to cater your specific medical needs with the required antibiotic.

Why is Cefuroxime given for pneumonia?

Due to the proven effectiveness of cefuroxime against respiratory tract infections, it is prescribed for pneumonia. Consulting healthcare providers will help you get the correct diagnosis and treatment.

What is the success rate of Cefuroxime?

The cefuroxime success rate, as proven, is 93-94% for all the patients who took and completed the prescription as per the healthcare’s advice.

Is Cefuroxime better than Amoxicillin for throat infections?

Yes. As per the studies published by the National Institute of Health, cefuroxime is twice as good as compared to amoxicillin effectiveness. However, treatment will depend on the type and condition of the illness.

How can I refill my Cefuroxime prescription?

You must consult with our online doctor at Your Doctors Online to refill your cefuroxime online prescription. After discussing our medical concerns and history, our online doctor can send your prescription to your preferred local pharmacy.

Who should not take Cefuroxime?

Children under the age of three months shouldn’t take cefuroxime. If you have a severe allergy to cefuroxime or any other cephalosporin antibiotics severe allergy to penicillins, cefuroxime cannot be taken. In case of gastrointestinal disease, renal impairment, or when using probenecid, your healthcare provider and pharmacist adjust a dose of cefuroxime.

Does Ceftin have to be taken with food?

Cefuroxime oral pills may be taken with or without food. Taking them with food is usually preferable if they cause stomach trouble when taken on an empty stomach. For pills containing extended-release cefuroxime, there may be different instructions. While specific extended-release formulations can be taken with food, others may need to be taken on an empty stomach.

Is Ceftin good for urinary tract infections?

Ceftin is a broad-spectrum antibiotic covering a lot of bacterial infections but usually is not the first choice of drug for urinary tract infections. It’s good to consult a healthcare provider with the required antibiotic to cater to your specific medical needs.

Is Cefuroxime an FDA-approved medication?

Yes, Cefuroxime is an FDA-approved cephalosporin antibiotic for bacterial infections.

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