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: Action , Side Effect .. for some medication    22, 2010 1:51 am

Zinacef, trademark for a cephalosporin antibiotic (cefuroxime sodium)
Pharmacologic class: Second-generation cephalosporinTherapeutic class: Anti-infectiveAction

Interferes with bacterial cell-wall synthesis and division by binding to cell wall, causing cell to die. Active against gram-negative and gram-positive bacteria, with expanded activity against gram-negative bacteria. Exhibits minimal immunosuppressant activity.
Availability

Oral suspension: 125 mg/5 mlPowder for injection: 750 mg, 1.5 g, 7.5 gPremixed containers: 750 mg/50 ml, 1.5 g/50 mlTablets: 125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg

Adverse reactions

CNS: headache, hyperactivity, hypertonia, seizures GI: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, pseudomembranous colitis GU: hematuria, vaginal candidiasis, renal dysfunction, acute renal failure Hematologic: hemolytic anemia, aplastic anemia, hemorrhage Hepatic: hepatic dysfunction Metabolic: hyperglycemiaSkin: toxic epidermal necrolysis, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome Other: allergic reaction, drug fever, superinfection, anaphylaxis

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