Amoxicillin vs Cefuroxime Axetil

Amoxicillin
(Rx)
Cefuroxime Axetil
(Rx)
Amoxicillin is an antibiotic.
Cefuroxime Axetil is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.5
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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No score available
Concern level
2.0
Approval Date
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February 9, 1976
February 26, 1993
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
79,166 Discussions
351 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for Ear Infection
#5 for UTI
#6 for Lyme
#7 for Sore Throat
#8 for Strep Throat
#11 for Acne
#12 for Bronchitis
#13 for Pneumonia
#14 for Abscess
#15 for Tonsilitis
Amoxicillin is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and UTI and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Cefuroxime Axetil is prescribed for Infection, Lyme, Sinus Infections, UTI and Bacterial Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Amo
Allergy
10
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Weakness
1
Irritability
1
Depression
1
Stomach Problems
1
Diabetes
1
Cef
Allergy
5
Tiredness
2
Stomach Pain
2
Anxiety
1
Back Pain
1
Diarrhea
1
Tinnitus
1
Dry Mouth
1
Stomach Problems
1
Depression
1
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Allergy
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Cef
10
5
Tiredness
Amo
Cef
2
2
Nausea
Amo
Cef
2
0
Dizziness
Amo
Cef
1
0
Insomnia
Amo
Cef
1
0
Weakness
Amo
Cef
1
0
Irritability
Amo
Cef
1
0
Depression
Amo
Cef
1
1
Stomach Problems
Amo
Cef
1
1
Diabetes
Amo
Cef
1
0
Allergy
Cef
Amo
5
10
Tiredness
Cef
Amo
2
2
Stomach Pain
Cef
Amo
2
0
Anxiety
Cef
Amo
1
0
Back Pain
Cef
Amo
1
0
Diarrhea
Cef
Amo
1
0
Tinnitus
Cef
Amo
1
0
Dry Mouth
Cef
Amo
1
0
Stomach Problems
Cef
Amo
1
1
Depression
Cef
Amo
1
1
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Amoxicillin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Cefuroxime Axetil during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Amoxicillin and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Cefuroxime Axetil and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 125 mg, 200 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 600 mg, 775 mg, 875 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 200 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 250 mg, 500 mg
Drops: 50 mg/mL
Tablet: 125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate
Cefuroxime Axetil
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Amoxicillin and Cefuroxime Axetil: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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