It is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria, such as sinus infections, throat infections, Lyme disease, and gonorrhea.
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, strange taste in the mouth, or stomach pain may occur.
It is contraindicated in patients with cephalosporin hypersensitivity or cephamycin hypersensitivity. Cefuroxime should be used cautiously in patients with hypersensitivity to penicillin.
Before taking cefuroxime, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to penicillins or other cephalosporin antibiotics (e.g., cephalexin); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history, especially of: kidney disease, intestinal disease (colitis), liver disease, poor nutrition.
Continue to take this medication until the full-prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may allow bacteria to continue to grow, which may result in a relapse of the infection.
This medication passes into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Please consult your doctor when taking this medicine if you are pregnant.
Before using this medication, tell your doctor or pharmacist of all prescription and nonprescription/herbal products you may use, especially of: "blood thinners" (e.g., warfarin).