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  ZOCEF
 Manufacturer Alkem Laboratries Ltd.
 Generic Cefuroxime
 Package/s Tablet 125 mg, (Rs. 93.00)
  Vial 250 mg, (Rs. 54.00)
  Dry syrup 125 mg, (Rs. 120.00)
  Vial 750 mg, (Rs. 110.00)
  Vial 1.5 g, (Rs. 212.00)
  Tablet 250 mg, (Rs. 174.00)
  Tablet 500 mg, (Rs. 348.00)
 About Cefuroxime Second Generation Cephalosporin antibiotic. More details.....
 Dosage Adults: Oral dose: 0.25 to 0.5gm two times daily Parenteral dose: 0.75 to 1.5gm I.M or I.V. thrice daily for 5 to 10 days. Severe infections: 1.5g....More details.....
 Pregnancy Use with caution
 Breast Feeding Use with caution
 Old Age Use with caution
 Children May be used
 Mechanism Of Action Cefuroxime is a 2nd generation cephalosporin which exerts its bactericidal action against both gram positive & gram negative organisms by inhibitin....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Cefuroxime sodium is orally not well absorbed & should be given parenterally but Cefuroxime axetil is absorbed orally & food increases absorption rate....More details.....
 OnsetOfAction Within 1 hour....More details.....
 DurationOfAction 12 hours....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1.Pain after I.M. injection & thrombophlebitis after I.V. injection. 2.Rashes & allergic manifestations 3.Vaginitis 4.Nephrotoxicity 5.Pseudo memb....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1.Pseudomembranous colitis 2.Patients sensitive to Penicillin....More details.....
 Indications 1.Meningitis caused by H.influenzae, meningococci, pneumococci etc. 2.Gonorrhea 3.Pneumonia & Pulmonary infections 4.Infections caused by ampicilli....More details.....
 Interactions Synergy with aminoglycosides.....More details.....
 Storage Store in a cool place.....More details.....
 MissedDosage Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.....More details.....
 Overdose Symptoms of over dosage include neuromuscular disorders & some times seizure may get precipitated. Treatment includes removal of drug from the body by dialysis & supportive measures.....More details.....
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