Store the tablets at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Store the oral liquid in the refrigerator or at room temperature. Do not freeze. Throw away any medicine that is leftover after 10 days.
Ask your pharmacist, doctor, or health caregiver about the best way to dispose of any outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
Keep all medicine out of the reach of children and never share your medicine with anyone.
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are also using probenecid (Benemid®, ColBenemid®), other antibiotics, diuretics or "water pills" (such as furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, Aldactazide®, Aldactone®, Dyazide®, Hyzaar®, Lasix®, Maxzide®, Moduretic®), a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin®), or medicine to treat heartburn or an upset stomach.
Make sure your doctor knows if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, a history of colitis or trouble absorbing nutrients from your food, or if you have ever had an allergic reaction to penicillin or other medicines.
If you have severe diarrhea while taking cefuroxime, check with your doctor before taking medicine to stop the diarrhea.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse, call your doctor.
Make sure any doctor or dentist who treats you knows that you are using this medicine. Cefuroxime may cause incorrect results with some urine sugar tests used by patients with diabetes.