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Active ingredients: cefuroxime
What it is used for
Cefuroxime is indicated for the treatment of the following mild to moderately severe infections in adults caused by sensitive bacteria: Acute upper respiratory infections: otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis and pharyngitis. Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, or acute bronchitis. Skin and skin structure infections for example, furunculosis, pyoderma and impetigo. Acute uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis, and cervicitis due to non-penicillinase producing gonococci.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Store in a Dry Place
- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Blue color capsule shaped biconvex film coated tablets with '203' debossed on one side and plain on the other side.
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient cefuroxime
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems