Cefuroxime and Alcohol / Food Interactions
There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with cefuroxime:
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.
- "Product Information. Zinacef (cefuroxime)." Glaxo Wellcome, Research Triangle Park, NC.
Cefuroxime drug interactions
There are 126 drug interactions with cefuroxime
Cefuroxime disease interactions
There are 7 disease interactions with cefuroxime which include:
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Drug Interaction Classification
|Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.|
|Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.|
|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.|
|No information available.|
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