Antimicrobials
Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime

Medium
Moderate

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  •  Community acquired pneumonia
  •  Intraabdominal infection
  •  Epiglottitis

- Allergy (immediate & delayed) - Positive Coombs - Cytopenias - GI upset (PO) - Diarrhea - Abnormal liver enzymes

No significant interactions

Antimicrobial class: 2nd Generation Cephalosporin

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 2 hours

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Poor

Biliary penetration: Therapeutic