Infections & Infestations
International Brand Name:
In treatment of:
Treatment of uncomplicated UTIS;uncomplicated Gonorrhoea
.Pain after I.M. injection & thrombophlebitis after I.V. injection.
2.Rashes & allergic manifestations
5.Pseudo membranous colitis
11.Elevated liver enzymes
1.Hypersensitivity to Cefuroxime or other cephalosporins
2.Along with other nephrotoxic drugs
3.Along with oral anticoagulants
4.Pseudo membranous colitis
2.Patients sensitive to Penicillin
Synergy with aminoglycosides.
Oral dose: 0.25 to 0.5gm two times daily
Parenteral dose: 0.75 to 1.5gm I.M or I.V. thrice daily for 5 to 10 days.
Severe infections: 1.5gm I.M. or I.V. four times daily
Meningitis: 3gm I.M.or I.V. thrice daily
Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Urinary tract infections etc.: 125 to 500mg orally twice daily up to 10 days
Children:30 to 100mg/kg/day I.M or I.V. three times daily or four times daily
Meningitis: Initially 200 to 240mg/kg/day I.V. three times daily or four times daily & continue the therapy with 100mg/kg/day.
Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Urinary tract infections etc.:
Above 1`2 years:same as adult dose
Below 12 years: 0.125gm to 0.25gm orally twice daily for 10 days or :20mg/kg/day oral suspension twice daily for 10 days
Otitismedia: 30mg/kg/day orally twice daily