Oro Sinai Pharma - Elbacef

ELBACEF Cefuroxime Sodium

(750mg Powder for Injection IM/IV)


  • Generic Name: Cefuroxime Sodium
  • Brand Name: ELBACEF
  • Cefuroxime sodium owes its in vivo bactericidal activity to the parent compound cefuroxime. It is well characterized and effective antibacterial agent.

Medicine Product Description


For the treatment of susceptible infections such as bone and joint infections, bronchitis, gonorrhea, meningitis, otitis media, perotonitiis, pharyngitis, sinusitis, skin infections and urinary tract infections. It is also used for surgical prophylaxis


Cephalosporin antibiotics may in general be given safely to patients who are hypertensive to penicillin, although cross-reactions have been reported. Special care is indicated in patients who experiences anaphylactic reactions to penicillin.

Other Drug Interactions:

Foods, Drugs. Devices, and Cosmetics Act prohibits dispensing without prescription.


Intravenous/ Intramuscular


750mg every 8 hours

For severe infections:

750mg every 6 hours


Similar total daily dose but in 2 to 3 divided doses.

Adult with Pneumonia:

1.5g 2x daily

Lyme disease in adults:

oral dose of 500mg twice daily for 20 days

Meningitis due to sensitive strains of bacteria:

3g every 8 hours


1.5g I/M dose divided by 2 injection sites.

I/M dose of 125mg children

For Surgical Infection Prophylaxis:

1.5g IV before procedure

750mg IM every 8 hours for up to 24-48 hours depending on the procedure.


Availability :

USP type 1 Glass Vial + 10ml Clear Ampoule Water for Injection (as diluent) per box

Storage and Stability:

Not Exceeding 30 degrees Celsius. Protect from light.