Composition: Cefuroxime Axetil 500 mg
Indication: EthiCef-500 is an effective and well tolerated treatment in patients with various infections, including otitis media, pharyngitis, sinusitis, CAP and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis.
Dosage: EthiCef-500 is a broad spectrum antibacterial agent with a pharmacokinetic profile that permits convenient twice-daily administration or as per physicians prescription.
Description: Cefuroxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic. EthiCef-500 is available as a generic drug and is prescribed to treat infections with susceptible bacteria including skin and middle ear infections, tonsillitis, throat infections, laryngitis, bronchitis, pneumonia, urinary tract infections, and gonorrhea.
What is Cefuroxime in EthiCef-500 used to treat?
Cefuroxime in EthiCef-500 is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (e.g., common cold, flu).
What bacteria does cefuroxime in EthiCef-500 kill?
Cefuroxime in EthiCef-500 is a type of antibiotic known as cephalosporin. It works by interfering with the formation of the bacterial cell walls. Cefuroxime impairs the bonds that hold the bacterial cell wall together, which allows holes to appear in the cell walls. This kills off the bacteria causing the infection.
Common side effects of EthiCef-500 include:
- abdominal pain