Cefuroxime Oral Tablet 250Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Cefuroxime: Oral tablet (250mg)

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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  302
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  302
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Aurobindo Pharma USA Inc.
Pill Identification: A 33 
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Northstar Rx LLC
Pill Identification: A 33 
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 921 
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tab
Wockhardt USA, LLC
Pill Identification: W 921 

What is this Medicine?

CEFUROXIME (se fyoor OX eem) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Cefuroxime: Oral tablet(250mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tablet

NDC: 681800302
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Urethritis, Upper Respiratory Tract Infections, Pharyngitis, Otitis Media, Bronchitis, Cervicitis, Tonsillitis, Gonorrhea, Lyme Disease, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Sinusitis, Erythema Migrans, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Impetigo

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tablet
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  302
Shape: oblong
Color: white
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Lupin Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: LUPIN  |  302
Shape: oblong
Color: white

Reported Side Effects for Cefuroxime Axetil 250mg Tablet

Stomach Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chest Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Redness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Kidney Inflammation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Mouth Sores Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Pancytopenia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Restlessness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Lyell'S Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Erythema Multiforme Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<5.4%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Prothrombin Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pseudomembranous Colitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stevens-Johnson Syndrome Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
0.2-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
0.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
0.5-10.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
1.0-7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Diaper Rash Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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