Cexitil

Cefuroxime

Antibacterial

Indication:

Cexitil (Cefuroxime) is indicated in the treatment of:
1. Upper respiratory tract infections: for example, ear, nose and throat infections such as otitis media, sinusitis, tonsillitis and pharyngitis.
2. Lower respiratory tract infections: for example, acute bronchitis, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and pneumonia.
3. Skin and soft tissue infections: such as furunculosis, pyoderma, and impetigo.
4. Genito-urinary tract infections: such as pyelonephritis, urethritis, and cystitis.
5. Gonorrhoea: acute uncomplicated gonococcal urethritis, and cervicitis.
6. Early Lyme disease & subsequent prevention of late Lyme disease.

Dosage & Administration:

Adolescents & adults(13 years & above)
Pharyngitis or Tonsillitis 250 mg twice daily 5-10 days?
Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis 250 mg twice daily 10 days
Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis 250-500 mg twice daily 10 days
Secondary bacterial infections of acute bronchitis 250-500 mg twice daily 5-10 days?
Uncomplicated skin & skin-structure infections 250-500 mg twice daily 10 days
Uncomplicated urinary tract infection 125-250 mg twice daily 7-10 days
Uncomplicated gonorrhea 1000 mg single dose
Lyme disease 500 mg twice daily 20 days?
Paediatric patients (Upto12 years)
Pharyngitis or Tonsillitis 125 mg twice daily 5-10 days

Acute otitis media 250 mg twice daily 10 days
Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis 250 mg twice daily 10 days

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Preparation:

Cexitil 250 Tablet: Each tablet contains Cefuroxime Axetil USP equivalent to Cefuroxime 250 mg.

Cexitil 500 Tablet: Each tablet contains Cefuroxime Axetil USP equivalent to Cefuroxime 500 mg.