Ceftin (generic name: cefuroxime axetil; brand names include: Zinacef / Bacticef / Cefasun / Cefudura / Cefuhexal / Cefurax / Cefutil / Cetil / Froxime / Elobact / Oraxim / Zinnat) belongs to a group of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics.
Ceftin is used to treat various bacterial infections including infections of the throat, lungs and ears; skin and skin structure infections; and urinary tract infections.
Ceftin is also used to treat uncomplicated gonorrhea and Lyme disease.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Ceftin exactly as directed.
The usual adult dosage is 250-500 mg twice daily, depending on the patient's age, condition, and other factors.
Tell your doctor before taking Ceftin, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: cefuroxime axetil.