Therapeutic Indications Of CEFUTIL 250 Mg Tablets
Cefuroxime is used to treat infections of:
The throat, sinus, middle ear
The lungs or chest
The urinary tract
The skin and soft tissues.
Cefuroxime can also be used to treat Lyme disease (an infection spread by parasites called ticks)
Method Of Administration Of CEFUTIL 250 Mg Tablets
Take Cefuroxime after food. This will help to make the treatment more effective
The recommended dose of Cefuroxime is 250 mg to 500 mg twice daily depending on the severity and type of infection.
Children: The recommended dose of Cefuroxime is 10 mg/kg (to a maximum of 125 mg) to 15 mg/kg (to a maximum of 250 mg) twice daily depending on the severity and type of infection
Cefuroxime is not recommended for children aged less than 3 months, as the safety and effectiveness are not known in this age group.
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of CEFUTIL 250 Mg Tablets
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
Nausea and vomiting
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking CEFUTIL 250 Mg Tablets
Cefuroxime can affect the results of a test for blood sugar levels, or a blood screen called the Coombs test
Inform your doctor if you have a history of colitis, renal impairment, or seizure disorders
Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken, or might take any other medications including over-the-counter non-prescription medicines, prescription medicines, herbal supplements, vitamins, and supplements
Storage Conditions Of CEFUTIL 250 Mg Tablets
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.