Cefuroxime with Water for Injection (box of 1 vial)
Cefuroxime with Water for Injection (box of 1 vial)
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Cefuroxime for Injection

Cefuroxime for Injection is a cephalosporin antibiotic medicine for parenteral use. AdvaCare Pharma's ISO and GMP-compliant facilities in India, China, and the USA manufacture this powder for injection and other pharmaceutical drugs.



What is Cefuroxime?

Therapeutic Class:

Active Ingredients: Cefuroxime

Cefuroxime for Injection is an antibiotic used to treat certain bacterial infections. It is indicated for the treatment of infections like bronchitis, gonorrhea, and infection of the ear, throat, sinuses, urinary tract and skin. This medicine may be administered to adults and children, including neonates.

Cefuroxime belongs to the class of medicines called cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by stopping or slowing the growth of bacterial cell walls.

This formulation of Cefuroxime has been manufactured as a fine powder for reconstitution. It is available in four dosages (500mg, 750mg, 1g, or 1.5g), all of which can be produced as a combination package with Water for Injection. Each pack contains both a vial of Cefuroxime and an ampoule of sterile Water for Injection, which is intended to be mixed with the Cefuroxime and injected by the intravenous route.

AdvaCare Pharma is a trusted global supplier of Cefuroxime for Injection. We offer a wide range of high-quality and cost-effective medications that are available for distribution. Our factories are GMP-certified and are regularly inspected to ensure they continue to meet the high standards necessary to comply with WHO rules and regulations.

Why choose us as your Cefuroxime manufacturer?

AdvaCare Pharma, a US-owned pharmaceutical company, is a Cefuroxime for Injection manufacturer with GMP-compliant facilities located worldwide. We conduct periodic internal and third-party facility inspections to ensure that our products meet or surpass the requirements of our distributors. Our global reach extends to over 65 markets, where we supply a wide range of products to our partners, including distributors, hospitals, pharmacies, NGOs, and government institutions.


What is Cefuroxime used for?

It's used to treat many types of bacterial infections, such as:

  • community-acquired pneumonia
  • acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis
  • complicated urinary tract infections
  • pyelonephritis
  • soft-tissue infections like cellulitis
  • erysipelas
  • wound infections
  • intra-abdominal infections

This antibiotic is also used as prophylaxis against infection in certain surgeries.

How is Cefuroxime for Injection used?

This medication has been manufactured as a powder, which is to be mixed into a solution. The reconstituted solution is intended to be injected intravenously or intramuscularly.

What dose should be given?

The usual dose is 750mg three times daily by intramuscular or intravenous injection. To treat severe infection, the dose should be increased to 1.5g three times daily given intravenously.

The usual dosage for infants and children is 30 to 100mg/kg per day given as 3 or 4 divided doses. A dose of 60mg/kg per is appropriate for most infections.

The usual dosage for neonates is 30 to 100mg/kg per day given as 2 or 3 divided doses.

The exact dosage is based on the severity of the infections, age, gender and weight. Refer to a doctor or pharmacist for guidelines.

Side Effects

As with all pharmaceuticals, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of Cefuroxime for Injection.

Common side effects include, but may not be limited to:

  • swelling, redness and pain at the injection site
  • temporary rise in liver enzyme (bilirubin)
  • unusual taste in the mouth
  • diaper rash (in babies)

Serious side effects may occur. Seek medical attention if the following develop:

  • signs of an allergic reaction
  • signs of a liver problem
  • signs of a new infection
  • mental or mood changes
  • jerky movements

For a comprehensive list of all side effects, consult a doctor or pharmacist.

If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptoms, please call your doctor.


Do NOT use Cefuroxime for Injection if:

  • You are allergic to any of the ingredients.
  • You are undergoing concurrent treatment with potent diuretics or aminoglycosides.
  • You have an overgrowth of non-susceptible microorganisms.
  • You have intra-abdominal infections.
  • You have a positive Coombs Test associated with the use of Cefuroxime.

Due to possible drug interactions, consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking before your treatment.

This medication may not be suitable for people with certain conditions, so it is important to consult with a doctor if you have any health conditions.

*Regulatory compliance may vary according to production standard, import requirements and/or manufacturing origin.

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