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Safety of Ceftin

Is it safe to take an oxycodone for back pain while on ceftin? ## Hello, Madge! How are you? I'm sorry that you're in pain. They can be taken together, as long as your doctor approves. They are often prescribed together to treat the pain that some infections can cause, since it can take a few days for the antibiotic to start working. The FDA classifies Oxycodone as a narcotic analgesic, so it has the potential to be habit forming and may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, drowsiness, dry mouth and constipation. The typical side effects for this antibiotic may possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I have the same problem with ceftin. I wish so much for some vicodin to ease my sto...

vagina itch while taking ceftin

I started taking ceftin for a sinus infection feb. 26 and the past few days I've noticed u have vaginal itching. What should I do ? Will it go away ? HELP. ## Hello, Doreen! How are you? The FDA classifies this medication as an antibiotic and they can cause yeast infections, as a side effect as listed by the FDA, along with nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. If you've never had a yeast infection before, then you should see your doctor to confirm what it is and they'll be able to prescribe the proper medication to eradicate it for you. Is there anything else I can help with? ## ALWAYS buy yogurt with active cultures when taking any antibiotic. I am so surprised, that doctors keep forgetting to tell people this. I also think it should be on the l...

American equivalent drug number for Zinnat (Ceftin)

Can anyone please give me the AE (american equivalent) number for "Zinnat" which is apparently the foreign name for "Ceftin" that was made by Glaxo Smith Kline? ## Please correct me if I'm wrong, but there's no such thing as an "American equivalent drug number" - at least to my knowledge. Are you referring to a National Drug Code (NDC)? If so, one would need to know more pill information such as the shape, color, imprint, etc., in order to begin a deeper investigation that would take into account both the active as well as the inactive ingredients for a closer comparison. NOTE: Ceftin contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, an antibiotic which is available in America by prescription-only. I hope this helps! ## Hi David, according to my insurance compan...

Ceftin, how long does it stay in your system?

How long does it take for Ceftin to get out of my system? I need to take blood work and just finished 10 days of the antibiotic Ceftin. ## This is not something that is normally tested for and, if you are worried about it causing false results, the lab should be able to tell you how long you need to wait, before you can get accurate results. The FDA classifies this medication as being an antibiotic and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, diarrhea, and non-allergic skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with?

ceftin allergies

Im allergic to penicillin and cipro. The Dr gave me ceftin for UTI. I had scalp itch the first dose and bad head stuffiness with the second. I had read that penicillin is like ceftin. What do you think. I'm not taking it again unless I know ## Allergic reactions usually include symptoms such as skin rash, hives, itching, and swelling, according to the FDA. What types of symptoms are you experiencing? Does your doctor know you are allergic to Penicillin?

ceftin with methotrexate

Can you safely take ceftin with methotrexate? I take methotrexate once a week for rheumatoid arthritis. ## Hello, Patty! How are you? My research in the NIH database didn't turn up and problems or interactions, but it is always best to double check to be sure. The FDA lists the typical antibiotic side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash, and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## No thanks I appreciate your answer I was just trying to make sure

ceftin medication

How long does it take for ceftin to get out of your system? I'm on a diet and waiting to cleanse and want to make sure I'm ok to do so. ## Hello, Kakes! How are you? I'm sorry, but I don't have a definitive answer to give you. It depends on what dosage you were taking, how long you were taking it and other individual factors concerning your own body. The FDA classifies this medication as an antibiotic and its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Additionally, you should be informed that such cleansing isn't actually proven to do anything, or to be of any benefit. Your body had natural processes that it uses to cleanse toxins and that's really all that's needed. Is there anything else I can...


what is the medication used for ## Ceftin contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, this is an antibiotic, used to treat various types of infections. Some of the most common side effects include: nausea, diarrhea, headache and skin rash. ## Round white pill, blank 1/side W921 on other, Cefuroxime250 mg, prescribed for ant or mite bite, from hotel room? ## Does anyone know if ceftin has penicillin in it?

ceftin - how soon after taking ceftin can one take amoxicill

How soon after taking certIn can someone take amoxicillin? I too ceftin last night can I take amoxicillin today? ## Hello, Lee! How are you? Yes, as long as your doctor has approved the change, you can switch cleanly from one antibiotic to another. The FDA lists the typical antibiotic side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## How much time does one have to wait after taking ceftin before one can start amoxicillin?

ceftin 500mg

I was prescribed this for a sinus infection. First of all u cant take this with probenicid. I am also allergic to penicillin. after three days taking ceftin 500mg twice a day. My entire body was aching and joints are hurting. The pharmacy didn't even catch this. ## Hello, Donna! How are you? It isn't that they can't be taken together, it's just that the Cephalexin may increase the effect of the Probenicid, so it must be prescribed cautiously. The body aches can happen with most antibiotics and is usually due to a combination of taking them and your body fighting the infection. The other side effects to this antibiotic may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. However, if you are concerned about taking both, then please consult your doctor, to be...

what is amox/k clav 875 125 tab

I was on Ceftin 500mg twice per day but developed dizziness as well as tummy aches. So I was switched to this Amok/k clave . Dr suspected I had pneumonia as well as laryngitis dued to an allergic reaction of some air freshener. What are common side effects!? ## Hello, Ladydi! How are you? This is a generic for the antibiotic Bactrim and it's most common side effects are similar to those of other medications in this class and may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Learn more Bactrim details here. Is there anything else I can help with? ## It is not a generic for Bactrim, as I have a bottle right here that I just got filled. It is a generic for Augmentin.

Itchiness and blood

I took a full course of Ceftin for bronchitis/sinus infection. About halfway through I noticed tiny bloodstains in my underwear where my peninsula and testicles rest. I also developed an extremely uncomfortable itching and redness in my jock area. I also developed itchiness in my scalp and forehead. It has been a few days since my last dose, and the bloodstains are diminishing. The itchiness has gotten worse, however. I don't know what to do. I have scratched and now caused cuts. ## Hi Ray, Sorry to hear about your experience with Ceftin. Based on my research, Ceftin (cefuroxime) can cause the following side effects: severe skin rash itching hives diaper rash vaginal itching and discharge (may also be referring to penile itching and discharge as well) Ref: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/dr...


Urinary Drug ## Just need to know what cestin is used for. ## I think Robin may have been asking about Ceftin, which contains the active ingredient Cefuroxime, an antibiotic that is sometimes used to treat UTIs. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. You can learn more Ceftin details here. Are there any comments or questions? Is there anything I can help with?

Tasting Ceftin before it is swalled?

I am taking a pill with A34 marked on it - Ceftin generic. It seems to disintegrate in my mouth and tastes horrible!!! I'm afraid that the binder is not working and that it will not release over a 12 hour period as it should. Can anybody confirm this or help me understand it? ## Just because you take a pill every 12 hours does not mean it is a time released tablet. Did the prescription or bottle specifically say it was time released and warn you not to crush or chew it? Because, if it didn't then it isn't and I am not away of a there being a time released formulation of Ceftin on the market. When pills are regular release formulations and they are not coated, then it is normal to have it start dissolving, as soon as saliva or liquid hits it. To avoid this, when you take it, ...

Allergic reaction to Ceftin

I took a 10 day dose of Ceftin and then broke out in hives and took 6 days of steroids and benadryl and Pepcid for that. Benedryl was making me unable to function so stopped taking it and began taking homeopathic drops for hives. It has been 23 days since the first dose of Ceftin. How long will this take to get out of my system? ## After 23 days, it is already long out of your system. If you still have hives, then I am suspicious that something other than the Ceftin is causing them and you really need to speak to your doctor.


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