Ceftin is an antimicrobial agent, the active active substance is an antibiotic cephalosporin is cefuroxime. In the same row are also antibiotics such as Cefazolin, Cephalexin, Ceftriaxone. This drug is active against wide range of bacteria of different species. Its damaging effect is manifested in the violation of the structure of cell walls of microorganisms. High sensitivity to Ceftin exhibit such widely-spread infectious agents like staphylococci of different species, streptococci, Salmonella, Klebsiella, Shigella, Proteus, Escherichia, and etc.
In this regard, this medication is often prescribed when treatment should start immediately without waiting for laboratory determination of the causative agent. Also, the use of this antibiotic is possible in the detection of microorganisms sensitive to it. Apply this remedy in inflammatory and destructive processes, localized in the lungs, gastrointestinal tract, musculoskeletal system, reproductive system, in sepsis, it is widely used in surgery for the prevention and treatment.
Ceftin is produced in the form of tablets or pellets, of which prepare the suspension of drinking. The manual describes the drug dosage and its administration, stressing that the pills need food and abundant drink their water. The presence of renal dysfunction is the reason for the lower dose Ceftin. As obstacles to treatment with this antibiotic are listed hypersensitivity to its components, as well as, for drugs of the same group and penicillin; stomach or intestinal bleeding, some diseases of this system; pregnancy and feeding baby breast.
Side effects and overdose Ceftin.
The admission of any antibiotic is fraught with systemic consequences. Ceftin and can compromise the health of the organs that were directly affected by the ongoing pathology. However, for cephalosporins the incidence and variability of side effects is much lower than for antibiotics previous generations. Treatment of Ceftin may affect the digestive, hematopoietic systems, cause allergic reactions.
Ceftin overdose leads to seizures. As treatment in these cases, effective dialysis.
Reviews about Ceftin.
The reviews confirm a favourable assessments about in the abstract of this drug. The majority of patients report that the effectiveness of this antibiotic they felt as soon as the treatment started. For example, one woman described how quickly went on the mend, her husband, who suffered from boils: “Literally, after the first tablet!”
Ceftin is often administered to children, including, at a very early age. Pediatricians emphasize that the probability of development of a dysbacteriosis after such therapy is small.
But there are alert reviews. Some people are afraid to take this antibiotic, read about its side effects. It’s a very strange position. Because most “strong” drugs, a list of possible complications is long and full of scary warnings. Look at it as a layman should so: the longer the list of adverse events the better-studied drug. It is more important to pay attention to the list of contraindications and to ask the appointment with your doctor if you find yourself status that impede the treatment of a specific drug.