Ceftin (Cefuroxime Axetil)

Zinnat (Rx)
125mg Tablet
Ceftin is also marketed internationally under the name Zinnat
Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline - Product of UK/EU - Shipped from United Kingdom - Can not be split
Zinnat (Rx)
250mg Tablet
Ceftin is also marketed internationally under the name Zinnat
Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline - Product of New Zealand - Shipped from New Zealand - Can not be split
Ceftin (Rx)
500mg Tablet
Manufactured by GlaxoSmithKline - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - Can not be split

Generic equivalents for Ceftin...

What are generics?
Cefuroxime Axetil (Rx)
250mg Tablet
Manufactured by Apotex Inc - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - Can not be split
Cefuroxime Axetil (Rx)
500mg Tablet
Manufactured by Apotex Inc - Product of Canada - Shipped from Canada - Can not be split

(Rx) - indicates only available by prescription

To comply with Canadian International Pharmacy Association regulations you are permitted to order a 3-month supply or the closest package size available based on your personal prescription. read more


Cefuroxime Axetil Information

CEFUROXIME (se fyoor OX eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.

They need to know if you have any of these conditions: -bleeding problems -bowel disease, like colitis -kidney disease -liver disease -an unusual or allergic reaction to cefuroxime, other antibiotics or medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives -pregnant or trying to get pregnant -breast-feeding

Take this medicine by mouth with a full glass of water. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Do not crush or chew. This medicine works best if you take it with food. Take your medicine at regular intervals. Do not take your medicine more often than directed. Take all of your medicine as directed even if you think your are better. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early. Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed. While this drug may be prescribed for children as young as 3 months of age for selected conditions, precautions do apply.

Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once. NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.

If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.

This medicine may interact with the following medications: -antacids -birth control pills -certain medicines for infection like amikacin, gentamicin, tobramycin -diuretics -probenecid -warfarin

This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms. Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery. This medicine can interfere with some urine glucose tests. If you use such tests, talk with your health care professional. If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.

Side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible: -allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue -dark urine -difficulty breathing -fever -irregular heartbeat or chest pain -redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth -seizures -unusual bleeding or bruising -unusually weak or tired -white patches or sores in the mouth Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome): -diarrhea -gas or heartburn -headache -nausea, vomiting -vaginal itching

This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

Keep out of the reach of children. Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F). Keep container tightly closed. Protect from moisture. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.

NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.

Cefuroxime Axetil Oral tablet