Ceftin (Cefuroxime 500 mg)
€44.90 – €201.10
Generic Ceftin is a common name used by pharmacists and doctors to indicate that the drug is identical to the branded drug with the same name without the word generic before it. The medications that are called so are the same as the brand drug. They are based on the substance called Cefuroxime which is a broad spectrum antibiotic used in the therapy of multiple infectious diseases including the diseases treated by otolaryngologist, urologist, Lyme disease, meningitis, osteoarthritis, and others. The drug can be used orally or in a form of intravenous infusions. At this page you can order pills that can be used for an effective therapy at home.
Brand name: Ceftin
Generic name: Cefuroxime
Indications: Bacterial infections of respiratory tract, pneumonia, bronchitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, otitis media, skin and soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, Lyme disease, meningitis, joint Infection, osteomyelitis, gonococcal Infection, appendicitis
Benefits: Treats bacterial infections in oral use at home
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Generic Ceftin (Cefuroxime 500 mg) guide:
What is this drug called Generic Ceftin?
This is a collective name or term used for all analogs of the brand-name medication sold in the U.S. under the advertised name Ceftin. In fact, the same medication even manufactured by the same pharmaceutical company that markets the drug in the U.S. under this name, GlaxoSmithKline, sells the pills under a different name in other countries. In the UK, Russia, and other countries the drug sold by the British pharmaceutical company is registered and called Zinnat. Generic antibiotics with the same active ingredient and formulation are manufactured by dozens of different pharmaceutical companies and are also called differently but collectively referred to as Generic Ceftin to make it easier for the customers to find the right drug. You can easily detect whether the drug you are about to buy corresponds to the branded medication by compound and spectrum of activity if you check the name of the active substance which is indicated below the registered trademark and for Ceftin it is Cefuroxime.
Are generic medications inferior to the brand-name medications?
Although generic pills are usually sold cheaper than the branded drugs, the low price is not an indicator of bad quality. Generic Ceftin, before it is launched onto the market of any country in the world, is thoroughly tested for compliance, quality of the ingredients, production process conformity to the norms, and naturally, the correspondence to the original formula. Generics are usually cheaper because of several reasons that do not affect the quality of pills such as lower manufacturing costs, lack of advertising, marketing of the drugs in a limited number of countries or regions, and so on. Therefore, if you need an antibiotic based on Cefuroxime and want to get it cheaper, you can without any doubts buy Generic Ceftin from our online pharmacy and you will receive the best quality medication available today at the lowest price.
When it is suitable to buy and use Generic Ceftin?
Although we sell antibiotics without prescriptions because we located our warehouses where these drugs are sold over-the-counter, we warn our customers that they need to be cautious using any antibiotics. First of all, you need to buy Ceftin or its generic only if your physician or other doctor tells you so based on your diagnosis. You should never start using any antibiotics if an infection is not confirmed. Secondly, you need to undergo a sensitivity test that will show whether the infection you have is curable with this antibiotic. Although the majority of antibiotics available today are broad spectrum drugs, i.e. are effective against a number of bacteria, some of the bacteria can be unsusceptible to Ceftin or you may have already developed resistance to cephalosporins (the class of antibiotics to which Ceftin belongs).
The common conditions in which the medicine is prescribed are bronchitis, pneumonia, sinusitis, otitis media (middle ear infection), bacterial sore throat, urinary tract infections, meningitis, infection of joints, Lyme disease, and many others if the pathogen that caused the disease is sensitive to Cefuroxime.
How the antibacterial effect of the pills is rendered?
Cefuroxime renders bactericidal effect, i.e. it breaks the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. It has a broad spectrum of antimicrobial action and is highly effective against Gram-positive microorganisms, including strains resistant to penicillins.
How the medication should be used for various conditions?
Before you buy Cefuroxime for any infection treatment, we highly recommend you to consult your doctor first to get individual instructions for the medicine daily use and the duration of the treatment course. In this medication guide we provide recommendations suitable for adults for the mild to moderate conditions that can be treated without a doctor’s supervision. For more serious conditions please get the instructions from your health care provider.
– Bronchitis treatment: 500 or 1000 mg taken by mouth divided into two intakes 2 times a day with an interval of 12 hours. The recommended treatment course duration is 10 days.
– Treatment of uncomplicated urinary tract infection: 500 mg taken by mouth divided into two intakes 2 times a day with an interval of 12 hours. The recommended treatment course duration is 7 or 10 days.
– Treatment of skin or soft tissue infection: : 500 or 1000 mg taken by mouth divided into two intakes 2 times a day with an interval of 12 hours. The recommended treatment course duration is 10 days.
– Tonsillitis or pharyngitis treatment: 500 mg taken by mouth divided into two intakes 2 times a day with an interval of 12 hours. The recommended treatment course duration is 10 days.
– Therapy of sinusitis: 500 mg taken by mouth divided into two intakes 2 times a day with an interval of 12 hours. The recommended treatment course duration is 10 days.
Dosage alterations for people with liver or kidney functions impairment
People with impaired kidney function should take the same dosages as indicated for healthy individuals but with an interval of 24 hours between the intakes if their creatinine clearance is more than 10 milliliters per minute but less than 30 milliliters per minute.
People with creatinine clearance smaller than 10 milliliters per minute should take the same dosages but with 48-hour intervals between the intakes.
The instruction doesn’t provide recommendations on the dosage adjustments for people with liver function impairment.
Are the dosages and treatment course durations different for generics?
The dosages per pill in which comes the medication with the active substance Cefuroxime are the same both for the branded drug and generics – 125 mg, 250 mg, and 500 mg. Therefore, you can use the drug as your doctor indicated or as the instruction says regardless of the name of the medicine indicated on the package of pills.
Can the pills be used during pregnancy and breastfeeding?
The drug is contraindicated to be used for therapy of pregnant and breastfeeding women.
What are the contraindications for the pills intake?
You should not buy Cefuroxime if you are allergic to the drug or other medications from the same class, i.e. cephalosporins. The medication is also contraindicated for pregnant and breastfeeding women, children below 3 months of age, in history of bleeding and gastrointestinal diseases, weakened and emaciated patients.
Possible adverse reactions the medicine can cause
If you order Ceftin and experience chills, rash, itching, urticaria, bronchospasm it means that you are allergic to the medication and should discontinue its use immediately and consult your doctor.
Other possible adverse reactions include itching in the perineum, vaginitis, spasms and pain in the abdomen, ulceration of the oral mucosa, and candidiasis of the oral cavity.
If you have any of these negative symptoms or any other negative symptoms after the first of several intakes of the medication, you should inform your doctor and possibly change the antibiotic in your therapy.
Combined use with other medicines
Some of the medications, for instance drugs used to cope with heartburn, can lower the effect of the medication. Other drugs can enhance the negative effect of the antibiotic on the kidneys and other organs. Therefore, if you use any medications when your doctor prescribes you the drug, make sure to inform him about all pills that you take or plan to take.
Symptoms and therapy of an overdose
The most pronounced symptoms of an overdose with Cefuroxime are seizures. The treatment requires the use of anti-seizure medications and maintenance of the vital functions of the body, hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis. Since these measures are possible only in a hospital, in case of an overdose you need to seek urgent medical assistance and do not refuse hospitalization.
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