Ceftin (Cefuroxime) Prescriptions Available Online Today

Our doctors are here to help. Cefuroxime can treat viral infections and more. Speak to one of our board-certified doctors to see if Cefuroxime is right for you.

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Can You Get Ceftin (Cefuroxime) Online?

Yes, licensed medical doctors can prescribe Ceftin (Cefuroxime) online after a medical evaluation.

You can speak with one of our online doctors to learn more about Cefuroxime. Book an online appointment with one of our top doctors using your phone or computer.

During your virtual visit, a physician will review your symptoms and medical history to provide a diagnosis. If the doctor determines that a patient would qualify for Cefuroxime, they can write a prescription and electronically send it to a nearby pharmacy for pickup.

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What Is Ceftin (Cefuroxime)?

Cefuroxime is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is also known under the brand name of Ceftin. Like all antibiotics, cefuroxime will not treat viral infections like a cold or the flu.

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Cefuroxime FAQs

How Does Cefuroxime Work?

As with other antibiotics, cefuroxime works by preventing the growth of bacteria.

What is the Typical Dosage of Cefuroxime?

Always follow your doctor’s dosage instructions, as they may be different from those listed here. Typical dosage of cefuroxime is 250 mg to 500 mg every 12 hours.

Cefuroxime should be taken with food to reduce stomach upset and increase how well your body absorbs it. Try to take the doses as evenly spaced apart as you can and at the same time every day.

What are the Benefits of Cefuroxime?

Cefuroxime is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, such as:

Cefuroxime is not used to treat viral infections like the flu or a cold.

What are Side Effects of Cefuroxime?

Like any medication, cefuroxime does carry a risk of side effects. Potential side effects that you could experience with cefuroxime include:

  • Diarrhea
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Dizziness
  • Unpleasant or unusual taste in your mouth
  • Yellowing of the skin or eyes
  • Kidney problems
  • Easy bleeding or bruising
  • Chest pain
  • Jerky movements
  • Mood or mental changes (like confusion)
  • Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (a severe intestinal condition)
  • Rash
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Seizure
  • Severe skin or allergic reaction

What are Potential Interactions of Cefuroxime?

While cefuroxime is generally considered safe, it is not right for everybody. To prevent serious complications, make sure you tell your doctor about every medication you take and your complete medical history. Cefuroxime may cause serious interactions with certain medications. Always tell your doctor about all the medications you take, including vitamins, supplements, and over the counter medications. Be especially certain to mention any of the following:

  • Blood thinners like warfarin
  • Hormonal birth control
  • A diuretic (water pill)
  • Probenecid (Benemid)
  • Famotidine (Pepcid)
  • Cimetidine
  • Omeprazole (Prilosec, in Zegerid)
  • Nizatidine (Axid)
  • Probenecid (Probalan)
  • Pantoprazole (Protonix)
  • Ranitidine (Zantac)
  • Antacids

What are Precautions of Cefuroxime?

Cefuroxime may cause complications with certain medical conditions. Make sure you tell your doctor about your complete medical history, especially if you have any of the following conditions:

  • Allergy to other cephalosporin antibiotics or any other medication
  • Gastrointestinal disease (especially colitis)
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney disease
  • Malnourishment
  • Diabetes

Discuss the risks and benefits of taking cefuroxime during pregnancy with your doctor if you are pregnant or planning on becoming pregnant. It is unknown if or how cefuroxime may affect unborn children.

Cefuroxime may pass into breast milk. If you are breastfeeding, ask your doctor whether you should take cefuroxime.

Can You Request a Cefuroxime Prescription Online?

Federal law requires that a patient must talk to a doctor and receive a medical evaluation before getting any prescription medication, including cefuroxime. With PlushCare, you can have an online telehealth appointment with one of our licensed primary care physicians. If they believe that you would benefit from cefuroxime (or another medication), they can send an electronic prescription to your local pharmacy.


Telehealth is not appropriate for serious conditions that require immediate attention or emergency care. If you experience any life-threatening issues, call 911 or go to an emergency room immediately.


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