Cefuroxime Axetil Coupon - Cefuroxime Axetil 500mg tablet

Generic Ceftin

CEFUROXIME 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. Compare cephalosporin antibiotics.
Cefuroxime Axetil Coupon - Cefuroxime Axetil 500mg tablet

Cefuroxime Axetil Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if you get new symptoms.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

This medicine can interfere with some urine glucose tests. If you use such tests, talk with your health care professional.

If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Your sexual partner may also need treatment.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common




general feeling of illness or discomfort


itching of the vagina or genital area

pain during sexual intercourse



thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

Less common

Black, tarry stools

chest pain


loose stools

painful or difficult urination

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness


Back, leg, or stomach pains

bladder pain

bleeding gums

bloody or cloudy urine

body aches or pain

burning while urinating

dark urine

difficulty with breathing

ear congestion

fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse

frequent urge to urinate

general body swelling

loss of appetite

loss of voice

lower back or side pain

nasal congestion

nausea or vomiting


pain or tenderness around the eyes and cheekbones

pale skin

pink or red urine


stuffy or runny nose

swelling of the joints

swollen glands

tightness of chest or wheezing

white or brownish vaginal discharge

white patches in the mouth or throat or on the tongue

white patches with diaper rash

yellowing of the eyes or skin

Incidence not known

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

bloody, black, or tarry stools

clay-colored stools

cough or hoarseness

coughing up blood

decrease in urine output or decrease in urine-concentrating ability

feeling of discomfort

fever with or without chills

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

high fever


increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding

joint or muscle pain

large, hive-like swelling on the face, eyelids, lips, tongue, throat, hands, legs, feet, or sex organs

light-colored stools


prolonged bleeding from cuts

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

red or black, tarry stools

red or dark brown urine

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes


swollen lymph glands

swollen or painful glands

unpleasant breath odor

upper right abdominal or stomach pain

vomiting of blood

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

Less common

Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste

change in taste

diaper rash


Abdominal or stomach cramps

acid or sour stomach



difficulty with moving

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

flushing or redness of the skin

full feeling

gas in the stomach




irritation or soreness of the mouth

itching skin

muscle pain or stiffness

muscle spasm of the neck

passing gas


sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

swelling of the tongue


trouble sitting still

unusually warm skin

watering of the mouth and drooling

weight loss

Incidence not known

Hives or welts

redness of the skin

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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