Axim Cv 70ML


Axim Cv 70ML


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Indications of Axim 70 ml

It’s used to treat infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to antibiotics.

  • Streptococcus pyogenes causes pharyngitis and tonsillitis.
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis (beta-lactamase generating strains), or Streptococcus pyogenes cause acute bacterial otitis media.
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae or Haemophilus influenzae induce acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis (non-beta-lactamase-producing strains)
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae, Haemophilus influenzae (including beta-lactamase-producing strains), Klebsiella spp., Staphylococcus aureus (penicillinase- and non-penicillinase-producing strains), Streptococcus pyogenes, E. coli, Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus pyogenes, E. (beta-lactamase negative strains).
  • Staphylococcus aureus (including beta-lactamase generating strains) or Streptococcus pyogenes infections of the skin and skin structures.
  • E.coli or Klebsiella pneumoniae infections of the urinary tract.
  • Staphylococcus aureus infections of the bones and joints (penicillinase- and non-penicillinase-producing strains).
  • Penicillinase-producing and non-penicillinase-producing strains of Neisseria gonorrhoeae cause gonorrhea.
  • Borrelia burgdorferi causes early Lyme Disease (erythema migrans).

Pharmaceutical Name of Axim 70 ml

Aristopharma Ltd.


Cefuroxime is a well-studied and potent antibacterial drug with broad-spectrum bactericidal activity against a variety of infections, including those that produce -lactamases. Cefuroxime is resistant to bacterial-lactamase and thus efficacious against a wide range of ampicillin- and amoxicillin-resistant strains.

Dosage and Administration of Axim 70 ml

Tablet or Suspension-

Adolescents and adults (13 years and older)-

Pharyngitis/tonsillitis: 250 mg b.i.d. for 5-10 days

Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis: 250 mg b.i.d. for 10 days

Acute bacterial exacerbation of chronic bronchitis: 250-500 mg b.i.d. for 10 days

Secondary bacterial infections of acute bronchitis: 250-500 mg b.i.d. for 5-10 days

Uncomplicated skin and skin structure infections: 250-500 mg b.i.d. for 10 days

Uncomplicated urinary tract infections: 250 mg b.i.d. for 7-10 days

Uncomplicated Gonorrhoea: 1000 mg Single dose

Community-acquired pneumonia: 250-500 mg b.i.d. for 5-10 days

MDR Typhoid Fever: 500 mg b.i.d. for 10-14 days

Early Lyme disease: 500 mg b.i.d. for 20 days

Paediatric Patients (3 months to 12 years)-

Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis: 20 mg/kg/day b.i.d for 5-10 days

Acute otitis media: 30 mg/kg/day b.i.d for 10 days

Acute bacterial maxillary sinusitis: 30 mg/kg/day b.i.d for 10 days

Impetigo: 30 mg/kg/day b.i.d for 10 days


Adult: 750 mg three times daily by IM or IV injection. In severe infections, the dose can be increased up to 1.5 gm three times daily by IV injection. The frequency may be increased to four times daily, if necessary, giving total daily doses of 3 to 6 gms.

Children (above 3 months of age): 30 – 100 mg/kg/day given in 3 or 4 equally divided doses. A dose of 60 mg/kg/day is appropriate for most infections.

Neonate: 30 – 100 mg/kg/day given in 2 or 3 equally divided doses.

Surgical prophylaxis: 1.5 gm by IV injection at induction of anesthesia; up to 3 further doses of 750 mg may be given by IV/IM injection every 8 hours for high-risk procedures.

Pneumonia: 1.5 gm IV injection twice daily for 2-3 days, followed by 500 mg twice daily (oral) for 7-10 days.

Acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis: 750 mg twice daily (IM or IV injection) for 2-3 days, followed by 500 mg twice daily (oral) for 5-10 days. (Duration of both parenteral and oral therapy is determined by the severity of the infection and the clinical status of the patient.)

In Gonorrhoea: Adult: 1.5 gm as a single dose (as 2 x 750mg injections intramuscularly with different sites, e.g. each buttock).

In Meningitis:

Adult: 3 gm IV injection three times daily.

Children (above 3 months of age): 200-240 mg/kg/day by IV injection in 3 or 4 divided doses reduced to 100 mg/kg/day after 3 days or on clinical improvement.

Neonate: 100 mg/kg/day by IV injection at initial dose, reduced to 50 mg/kg/day, When clinically indicated.

In bone and joint infections:

Adult: 1.5 gm IV injection four times daily.

Children (above 3 months of age): 150 mg/kg/day (not to exceed the maximum adult dose) in equally divided doses every 8 hours.

It is recommended that you use a freshly reconstituted solution. It, on the other hand, keeps its efficacy for at least 24 hours at room temperature or 48 hours at 5 degrees Celsius.


Cefuroxime is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to Cephalosporins.

Side Effects of Axim 70 ml

Cefuroxime has been linked to a small number of side effects, all of which have been minor and temporary. Rashes and stomach issues have been mentioned as side effects. Prolonged usage of amoxicillin, like other drugs, can lead to the proliferation of non-susceptible organisms like Candida.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Cefuroxime is classified as a pregnancy category B by the US Food and Drug Administration. However, no suitable and well-controlled studies on pregnant women have been conducted. Because animal reproduction studies do not always predict human response, this medication should only be used during pregnancy if absolutely necessary. Human milk has been found to contain cefuroxime. When Cefuroxime is given to a nursing woman, caution should be observed.

Precautions & Warnings

Cefuroxime should be used with caution in individuals who are taking powerful diuretics and have a history of colitis. Although there have been reports of cross-reactions, cephalosporin medicines can often be given safely to patients who are hypersensitive to penicillin. Cefuroxime has proven that at the recommended dose levels, this is unlikely to be an issue.

Therapeutic Class

Second generation Cephalosporins

Storage Conditions

Store away from light and moisture in a cool, dry location (below 30° C). Keep out of children’s reach.

Generic of Axim 70 ml

Cefuroxime Axetil