General Spectrum of Activity
Community acquired pneumonia with a macrolide
Allergy (immediate & delayed)
Abnormal liver enzymes
May increase anticoagulant effect of Vitamin K antagonists.
Probenecid may increase cefuroxime levels.
Antimicrobial class: 2nd Generation Cephalosporin
Pregnancy category: B
Average serum half life: 2 hours
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Poor at usual doses
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Therapeutic