Ceftin Medication - Uses & Side Effects
Generic Name: Cefuroxime axetil
CEFUROXIME (Ceftin®) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treats many kinds of infections such as including respiratory tract, sinuses, ear, and urinary tract. Cefuroxime also treats some sexually transmitted disease. Ceftin is an antibiotic in a class of drugs is known as cephalosporins. Ceftin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cefuroxime is a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic, chemically similar to penicillin.
Uses of Ceftin
Side Effects of Ceftin
If you are using ceftin, then discuss the side effects of ceftin with your doctor and if you feel any develop or change in intensity, then tell your doctor immediately. Side effects of ceftin may include:
Warnings and precautions before taking Ceftin:
Drug Interaction:- If you are taking certain drugs with ceftin, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of ceftin. It may cause another serious effects. So discuss with your doctor before combining ceftin with the other drugs. If diarrhea occurs while taking Ceftin, consult your doctor before taking an antidiarrhea medication. Because certain drugs such as include lomotil, may cause your diarrhea to become worse. If you are taking potent water pills such as include Lasix while on Ceftin and you should take this medication with caution, because the combination could affect your kidneys.
After taking ceftin, if you feel that overdose is suspected, then contact with your doctor immediately. Symptoms of a Ceftin overdose may include:
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