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  • Generic Ceftin

    Active Ingredient Cefuroxime
    TreatsBacterial Infections
    Drug ClassAlpha 2-adrenoceptors agonist (Central sympatholytics)(Imidazoline derivative)
    • Pregnancy – Cefuroxime might be safe to apply at some stage in pregnancy. But, there is restricted human research. Please consult your health practitioner.
    • Lactation – Secure if prescribed – Cefuroxime is secure to use for the duration of lactation.
    • Alcohol – It is normally secure to consume alcohol with cefuroxime.
    • Driving – Not applicable – Now not relevant, as cefuroxime is intended to be used in hospitalized patients.
    • Addiction Warning – No longer recognized to be addictive
    • Liver Caution – There are constrained statistics on using cefuroxime in patients with liver sickness. Please consult your doctor.
    • Kidney Caution – Consult your physician – There are constrained facts on the usage of cefuroxime in patients with a kidney disorder. Please consult your health practitioner.

    Ceftin is a popular brand drug composed of the active component cefuroxime. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic. This medication works by fighting bacteria in your body. It is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms. It is made available in a conventional tablet form in dosages such as 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg.

Cefuroxime is an active ingredient mainly used in the medications that are indicated for the treatment of different types of bacterial infections. It is basically an antibiotic. This antibiotic belongs to a class of drugs known as Cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by restricting the growth of bacteria that causes infections. This medication is not approved for treatment of viral infections like cold or flu.

Class of Drugs – Cephalosporin Antibiotic

Molecular Formula – C16H16N4O8S

Molecular Weight – 424.4 g/mol

Working: This given main active component binds to inactivates penicillin-binding proteins. These proteins are located on the inner membrane of cell wall of the bacteria. This inactivation of PBPs leads to weakening of the bacterial cell wall. This is how this antibiotic restricts the growth of infectious bacteria.

Uses: The given antibiotic Cefuroxime is mainly approved to treat people who have infection caused by susceptible bacteria in the various health conditions. This antibiotic also treats conditions like urinary tract infections caused by e. Coli, p. mirabilis, and klebsiella species. It can be used in the treatment of skin and skin structure infections caused by staphylococci and/or streptococci. It is also used to treat pharyngitis and/or tonsillitis caused by streptococcus pyogenes.

Popular Brands and Dosages: This given antibiotic drug Cefuroxime is used as main active ingredient in popular brandsThe brand medicine is available in dosages as following:

  • Ceftin: 125 mg, 250 mg and 500 mg
  • Zinacef: 125 mg, 250 mg and 500 mg
  • Kefurox: 125 mg, 250 mg and 500 mg

This antibiotic should be consumed as per the instruction by the doctor. Do not against the prescription by the doctor.