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Ceftin (cefuroxime) and Alcohol / Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with Ceftin (cefuroxime):

Moderate

High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, High plausibility

cefuroxime - sodium

Parenteral cefuroxime sodium contains approximately 55 mg (2.4 mEq) of sodium per each gram of cefuroxime activity. The frozen solutions of cefuroxime sodium are additionally formulated with sodium citrate hydrous as a buffer and contain approximately 110 mg (4.8 mEq) and 223 mg (9.7 mEq) of sodium in the 750 mg and 1.5 g doses, respectively. The sodium content should be considered in patients with conditions that may require sodium restriction, such as congestive heart failure, hypertension, and fluid retention.

References

  1. "Product Information. Zinacef (cefuroxime)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.

Ceftin (cefuroxime) drug Interactions

There are 111 drug interactions with Ceftin (cefuroxime)

Ceftin (cefuroxime) disease Interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with Ceftin (cefuroxime) which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.

Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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