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    Suggest treatment for side effects of Cefuroxime Axetil

I have been on cefuroxime acetil 500 mg 2xdaily for three days for inner ear infection and have been feeling Like I m going to pass out sometimes and within 15 min after taking my heart starts racing (110 bph) I have 7 more days to go on this and am now afraid to take any more. My doctor is on holidays so can t consult with her. Need advice. Do not have any more pain or blockage in ear
Thu, 26 Sep 2019
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Hello,

You should never smoke, take alcohol or indulge in any kind of addictions while you are taking medicines & are under treatment. It can interact with the medicine causing side effects, reduce efficacy of the medicine & make you feel discomfort.

In case you have trouble breathing, get swelling of your lips, face, tongue or throat. You should stop taking the medicine & immediately visit ER. Get your symptoms managed urgently.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Nupur K, General & Family Physician
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