Antimicrobials
Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime

Medium
Moderate
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Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

  • Community acquired pneumonia with a macrolide

  • Intraabdominal infection

  • Epiglottitis

  • Allergy (immediate & delayed)

  • Positive Coombs

  • Cytopenias

  • GI upset

  • 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