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Revised: 8/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Oracef Tablets 250mg
 Active ingredient:
Cefuroxime axetil
 Dosage form:
white tablet, major axis: 15.1 mm, minor axis: 6.6 mm, thickness: 5.3 mm
 Print on wrapping:
Oracef 250 mg, 抗菌薬, オラセフ250mg, GX ES7, 吸湿しやすいので服用の前に取出して下さい

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a cephem antibiotic and shows antibacterial action by inhibiting synthesis of bacterial cell wall.
It is usually used to treat a wide range of infections such as skin, respiratory, urinary tract, ophthalmologic, otolaryngological and dental/oral surgical infections.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have renal disorder.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, for adults, take 1 tablet (250 mg [titer] of the active ingredient) at a time, three times a day after meals. If the symptoms are severe or the medicine is not sufficiently effective, take 2 tablets (500 mg [titer]) at a time, three times a day after meals. The dosage may be adjusted according to the age or symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and follow your regular dosing schedule. You should never take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include diarrhea, nausea, itch, fever, edema, arthralgia, hives, rash and swelling of lymph glands. If any of these symptoms occurs, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • discomfort, intraoral abnormal feeling, wheezing [shock, anaphylaxis]
  • decreased urine output, general edema [serious renal disorder such as acute renal disorder]
  • fever, erythema/blister/erosion, congested bulbar conjunctiva [toxic epidermal necrolysis, muco-cutaneo-ocular syndrome]
  • abdominal pain, frequent diarrhea, fever [serious colitis accompanied by bloody stool such as colitis pseudomembranous]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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