Zinacef

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Noun1.Zinacef - a cephalosporin that can be given parenterally (trade name Zinacef) or orally by tablets (trade name Ceftin); indicated for infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract or meninges
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
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(13) For this purpose we treated our patient with cefuroxime axetil, an oral cephalosporin with good soft tissue penetration.
Subsequently, biopsy specimens from the base of the wound were sent for culture and the patient was placed on empirical therapy with oral cefuroxime axetil (400 mg b.i.d).
In most cases, Lyme disease can be effectively treated with antibiotics, such as amoxicillin, doxycycline, or cefuroxime axetil. A small percentage of people develop a condition called post-treatment Lyme disease syndrome, which can cause muscle aches and fatigue for more than six months.
All children with synovitis underwent arthrocentesis and washout before receiving oral treatment (cefuroxime axetil or amoxicillin-clavulanic acid) and were managed through scheduled visits to the hospital.
Antibiotics commonly used for oral treatment include doxycycline, amoxicillin or cefuroxime axetil.
The clinical efficacy and side effects of cefuroxime axetil, telithromycin, amoxicillin/ potassium clavulanate, levofloxacin, moxifloxacin and metronidazole in the treatment of sinusitis.
Cefuroxime axetil: an updated review of its use in the management of bacterial infections.
We prescribed cefuroxime axetil (250 mg 2x/d for 10 d).
For example, the cheapest branded cefuroxime axetil (500 mg) (antibiotic) in the market is almost three times cheaper than its JAS price.
The bacterium was resistant to ampicillin and fosfomycin and susceptible to amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, ceftazidime, cefuroxime axetil, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, and nitrofurantoin (Table 1).
The breast abscess was drained and steroids were given for two months (Prednol 4 mg/day/oral and 0.1% betamethasone pomade) and empiric antibiotics (cefuroxime axetil 500 mg tablets 2 x 1) were given during treatment for ten days.
The preferred antibiotics for early localized disease are doxycycline 100 mg orally twice daily; amoxicillin 500 mg orally 3 times a day; or cefuroxime axetil 500 mg orally twice a day (TABLE 1).