Cefuroxime Pharmacology Podcast

On this episode, I discuss cefuroxime pharmacology, adverse effects, drug interaction, pharmacokinetics, and much more.

Cefuroxime is a 2nd generation cephalosporin that binds Penicillin-binding proteins and prevents bacterial cell wall synthesis.

Medications that create a higher pH in the stomach such as antacids can ultimately reduce the concentrations of cefuroxime.

Cefuroxime is primarily eliminated by the kidney. Dose adjustments are recommended for patients with a CrCL less than 30 mls/min.

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