CeFURoxime axetil

C. diff Risk


Oral Bioavailability


Approximate Cost

>$4/day (Oral)


Oral Dosing

Daily Dose: 30 mg/kg/day

Maximum Daily Dose: 1000 mg/day

Dosing Frequency: PO divided TID or BID

General Information

Oral Liquids

Concentration: 25 mg/mL

Taste: Unpleasant taste

Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary

Tablet/Capsule Strengths

  • 250 mg

  • 500 mg

Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.

Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.