Cefuroxime Axetil Tablets

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Cefuroxime Axetil Tablets- Cefuroxime Axetil Tablet is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to the class of antibiotics known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of harmful bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections like a common cold, or flu. Using any antibiotic when it is not needed can cause it to not work for future infections.

Cefuroxime Axetil Tablet is used to prevent various bacterial infections of the urinary tract, skin, soft tissue, blood, and lungs. It is also used to treat infections due to surgery. This medicine kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial cell wall which is needed for them to survive. Take it after the prescribed by a doctor because the dose always gives according to the patient’s health condition.

Uses of Cefuroxime Axetil Tablet

For the best effect, take this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, take this medication at the same time every day. This medication is effective for various diseases that are given below: 

  • Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis
  • Acute Bacterial Otitis Media
  • Acute Bacterial Maxillary Sinusitis
  • Skin infection
  • Urinary Tract Infections
  • Erythema migrans

Directions for Use 

  • Take cefuroxime with food to increase absorption and reduce stomach upset.
  • Swallow the tablets whole. Do not crush or chew.
  • Take it by mouth as directed by your doctor, usually twice daily.
  • For the best effect, take this tablet at the same time every day.


  • Store in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep away from the reach of children and pets.

Side effects

Remember that this medicine has been prescribed because your doctor has judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using this medication do not have serious side effects. But sometimes some conditions may occur during the treatment. The following are minor side effects of it.

  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Injection site reaction


  • If you are already taking any other medicine or antibiotics then tell your doctor.
  • If you are allergic to any ingredients of it then do not use this medication.
  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy. So do not drive and operate any heavy machinery.
  • During pregnancy, this medication should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cefuroxime Axetil Tablet

Can this medicine be safe for breastfeeding Mothers?

Avoid using it if you are a breastfeeding mother because this drug passes into breast milk so consult your doctor before using it.  

How long does Cefuroxime take to work?

The medicine may start working after you take it, but for maximum effect, it may require some time. You can feel better in 2-3 days after starting to use it.

Can it be safe during pregnancy?

Avoid using it during pregnancy if it is not necessary or do not prescribed by a doctor. Becuse it may be the cause of some side effects. 

Can Cefuroxime be taken on an empty stomach?

No, do not take it without eating some food, it may cause of stomach upset. 

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