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Septicemia, meningitis in neonates and infants, peri-operative infections‘ prophylaxis, UTI, RTI, bone, joints, skin and soft tissue infections, N. gonorrhea and H. influenza.
By mouth [as cefuroxime axetil], 250mg twice daily in most infections including mild to moderate lower-respiratory-tract infections [e.g. bronchitis]; doubled for more severe lower-respiratory-tract infections or if pneumonia suspected. Urinary-tract infection, 125mg twice daily, doubled in pyelonephritis. Gonorrhea, 1g as a single dose. Child over 3 months, 125mg twice daily, if necessary doubled in child over 2 years with otitis media. Lyme disease, adult and child over 12 years, 500mg twice daily for 14–21 days [for 28 days in Lyme arthritis] [unlicensed duration] By I.M injection or I.V injection or infusion, 750mg every 6–8 hours; 1.5g every 6–8 hours in severe infections; single doses over 750mg I.V route only. Child usual dose 60 mg/kg daily [range 30–100mg/kg daily] in 3–4 divided doses [2–3 divid-ed doses in neonates]. Gonorrhoea, 1.5g as a single dose by intramuscular injection [divided between 2 sites] Surgical prophylaxis, 1.5g by intravenous injection at induction; up to 3 further doses of 750mg may be given by intramuscular or intravenous injection every 8 hours for high-risk procedures. Meningitis, 3g intravenously every 8 hours; child, 200–240 mg/kg daily [in 3–4 divided doses] reduced to 100 mg/kg daily after 3 days or on clinical improvement; neonate, 100mg/kg daily reduced to 50mg/kg daily.
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