Cefuroxime 500mg Film-Coated Tablet


Cefuroxime 500mg Film-Coated Tablet

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    White colored, capsule shaped, biconvex, film-coated tablet with break line on one side and plain on other side.


    Each film-coated tablet contains:
    Cefuroxime axetil USP equivalent to Cefuroxime ……………500mg


    Alu/alu blister pack x 10’s. Box of 100’s

    Indications & Dosage


    1. Upper respiratory tract infections for example, ear, nose and throat infections, such as otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis and pharyngitis;
    2. Lower respiratory tract for example, pneumonia, acute bronchitis, and acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis;
    3. Genito-urinary tract infections for example, pyelonephritis, cystitis and urethritis;
    4. Skin and soft tissue infections for example, furunculosis, pyoderma and impetigo; gonorrhea, acute uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis, and cervicitis;
    5. Treatment of early Lyme disease and subsequent prevention of late Lyme disease in adults and children from 3 months old and above.

    Dosage and Administration

    Tab Adult 250mg bid. UTI 125mg bid. Mild to moderate lower resp tract infections 250mg bid. Severe lower resp
    tract infections 500mg bid. Pyelonephritis 250mg bid. Uncomplicated gonorrhea 1g as single dose.
    Children 125mg bid. Max: 250mg daily Otitis media Children> 2yr 250mg bid. Max:500mg daily. Dosage to be taken for 5- 10 days. Lyme disease Adult & children>12 yr 500mg bid for 20 days. Inj. Adult 750mg tid by IM or IV. More severe infections: 1.5g tid IV. May be increased 6 hrly if required: total daily dose3-6g. Infant & children 30-100mg/kg/day 3-4 divided doses. 60 mg/kg/day is appropriate for most infectious. Neonate 30-100mg/kg/day as 2-3 divided doses. Gonorrhea 1.5g as single dose, given as 2x 750mg IM at different sites. Meningitis Adult 3g IV 8hrly. Infant & children 150-250mg/kg/day in 3-4 divided doses. Neonate 100mg/kg/day IV. Surgical prophylaxis 1.5g IV w/ induction of anesth for abdominal pelvic & orthopedic operations; may be supplemented w/ two 750mg IM doses 8 & 16 hr later. Cardiac, pulmonary, esophageal & vascular operations 1.5g IV w/ induction of anest continuing w/ 750mg IM tid for a further 24-48hr. Total joint replacement 1.5g cefuroxime may be mixed dry w/ each pack of methyl methacrylate cement polymer before adding the liqd. monomer. Sequential theraphy: Pneumonia 1.5g bid by IM or IV for 48-72 hr, followed by 500mg bid orally for 7-10days. Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis 750mg bid by IM or IV for 48-72 hr, followed by 500mg bid orally for 5-10days. Renal impairment (CrCI 10-20mL/min)750mg bid. Severe renal
    impairement (CrCI ≤10mL/min) 750mg once daily. Patients on hemodialysis 750mg IV or IM at the end of each dialysis. Patients with renal failure on continuous arteriovenous hemodialysis or high flux hemofiltration 750mg bid.


    Exclusively Distributed by:
    Tinio St., San Nicolas,
    Gapan City 3105 Nueva Ecija

    Imported by:
    Unit 319 Pacific Land & Building Quintin Paredes St.,
    Binondo, Manila

    Manufactured by:
    Himachal Pradesh, India


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