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dizziness. skin problems (skin rashes. >peripheral neuropathy. If a dose is missed. forming unstable compounds that bind to DNA and inhibit synthesis. thrombocytopenia. cystitis. >Instruct patient to take medication exactly as directed evenly spaced times between dose. Tablets may be crushed for patients with difficulty swallowing. thrombophlebitis. macula popular and erythematous rashes and urticaria Nursing consideration >Before giving dug. anorexia asthenia. secondgeneration cephalosporin Dose Mechanism of action >Second generation cephalosporin that inhibits cell wall synthesis. Metronidazole >Antiinfective. causing cell death. antitrichomonal. Caution patient or other activities requiring alertness until response to medication is known. urticaria). absorption of oral drug is induced. vomiting. >May cause dizziness or lightheadedness. antibiotic >Direct actingacting trichomonocide and amebicide that works inside and outsides the intestines. and vaginal candidiasis. . ask patient if she is allegic to penicillin or cephalosporin. take as soon as remembered if not almost time for next dose. neuropathy. malaise. amebicide. ataxia. transient neutropenia. diarrhea. neutropenia. It thought to enter the cells of microorganisms that contain nitroreductase. convulsions. Do not skip doses or double up on missed doses. especially with higher doses. pancreatitis. mucous colitis and hemolysis.Drug Cefuroxime Classification >Anti – infectives antibiotic. Side effects >Nausea. or stomach pain may occur. even if feeling better. stomach discomfort Adverse effects > Phlebitis.usually bactericidal. >Nausea. headache. >Obtain specimen for culture and sensitivity tests before giving first dose. fatigue. hemolytic anemia. pseudomembranous colitis. >Administer with food or milk to minimize GI irritation. promoting osmotic instability . Dizziness and drowsiness may occur less frequently.