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Cefuroxime
Essential medicine status
General description
Cefuroxime is a third-generation cephalosporin used as a second choice treatment for surgical prophylaxis.
INN
Cefuroxime
Medicine type
Chemical agent
Antibiotic groups
EML status history
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
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Watch group antibiotics
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 250 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 750 mg in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection; 1.5 g in vial (as sodium salt) powder for injection
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