Is Cefuroxime effective in treating Lyme disease?

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18 Sep 2009

Cefuroxime 500mg is given twice daily for three weeks to treat early stages of Lyme disease.

See http://www.fpnotebook.com/ID/Vector/LymDs.htm
http://www.drugs.com/enc/lyme-disease.html

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18 Sep 2009

As per Dr. Burrascano's treatment guidelines (link below), Cefuroxime may be effective in amoxicillin and doxycycline failures. Adult dosage: 1 g every 12 hours.

http://www.borelioza.org/materialy_lyme/burrascano_10.2008.pdf

Each LLMD has his/her own antibiotic preferences, depending on each individual case, the symptomology, and the stage of Lyme disease.

Have you posted this question on any other Lyme disease forums?

Take good care,
Cara

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