Cefuroxime is?


1     also available for oral administration

2     active against Haemophilus influenzae

3     highly effective against Gram-negative bacteria


A     1, 2, 3

B     1, 2 only

C     2, 3 only

D     1 only

E       3 only


  1. B is the answer and the winners are Deborah and Clement.
    Details Below:
    Cefuroxime is a second-generation cephalosporin that is active against Gram-
    positive cocci and against beta-lactamase-producing strains of Haemophilus
    influenzae and Neisseria gonorrhoeae. The acetoxyethyl ester of cefuroxime
    (cefuroxime axetil) is available for oral administration and the dosage regimen
    in respiratory tract infections is usually 250–500 mg twice daily.

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