Ceftin

Generic Ceftin

(Cefuroxime)

Generic Ceftin is a beta-lactam antibiotic, similar to penicillin. The active substance is Cefuroxime and it is used to treat infections caused by sensible bacteria localized in: respiratory tract, skin, joints (Lyme disease), and urogenital tract.

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Product Description

Generic Ceftin is a beta-lactam antibiotic, similar to penicillin. The active substance is Cefuroxime and it is used to treat infections caused by sensible bacteria localized in: respiratory tract, skin, joints (Lyme disease), and urogenital tract.

Common use.

This drug is used to treat:

  1. ENT infections; pharyngitis, tonsilitis, otitis
  2. respiratory tract infections: bronchitis and severe bacterial aggravations
  3. uncomplicated skin infections
  4. uncomplicated urinary tract infections
  5. gonorrhea
  6. impetigo

Administration and dosage.

It is advised to take Ceftin during or after meals due to a better absorption. The usual dose is 250mg twice a day. The treatment will last between 5-7 days depending on the infection severity and its evolution.

Precautions and warnings.

If you are under Generic Ceftin for an extended period, please be careful as there is a high risk of bacteria or fungi superinfection. As well, you should be aware that sometimes patients may experience pseudomembranous colitis.

Ceftin Generic may also affect the results of tests for urine glucose, Coombs test and creatinine. During the treatment it is possible for Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction to appear- it is an acute reaction with fever, headaches, muscle pain and aggravation of skin erruptions.

Pregnancy and breastfeeding women can take Generic Ceftin only if it their doctor considers that it is absolutely necessary.

Contraindications.

Do not take Generic Ceftin if you are:

  1. allergic to cefuroxime, cephalosporins or penicillin
  2. allergic to any other medication
  3. under dyalisis- it reduces cefuroxime serum level
  4. suffering from kidney failure

Generic Ceftin Side effects

Like any drugs Ceftin Generic might cause some side effects, even though not all the patients experience them:

  1. skin: erruptions, reddening, itching
  2. anaphylactic shock
  3. gastrointestinal tract: appetite loss, swallowing difficulties, abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhea
  4. candida albicans- a possible consequence of a long lasting treatment
  5. headaches, dizziness
  6. hepatitis
  7. Stevens-Johnson syndrom

Drug interaction.

Please inform your doctor about any medication you are taking, even those sold over the counter. You should be aware that if you take Generic Ceftin together with other drugs, it may either lower or boost their effect. Consequently, this can have a negative impact on your health.

Missed dose.

If you missed one dose of Ceftin Generic, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is close to the next dose time, then you should just skip the missed dosea and carry on as your doctor prescribed you to.

Overdose.

In case of an overdose please see your doctor or go to the nearest hospital immediately. You may experience nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain and convulsions. For the latter an efficient solution would be hemodialysis.