Cefuroxime: 5 things you should know

Cefuroxime is an antibiotic used to treat infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to it. Being a member of the cephalosporin antibiotic class, Cefuroxime is of the second generation. When compared to first-generation cephalosporins, second-generation cephalosporins have more action against gram-negative bacteria but still have some activity against gram-positive bacteria. They’re also more beta-lactamase resistant.