Cefuroxime axetil vs Atralin - from FDA reports

This is a side effect comparison of Cefuroxime axetil and Atralin. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

12,342 people who take Cefuroxime axetil and Atralin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Cefuroxime axetil vs Atralin drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Cefuroxime Axetil (cefuroxime axetil)
  • Atralin (tretinoin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

Cefuroxime Axetil:
  1. Dry Skin
  2. Dermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss)
  3. Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin)
  4. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  5. Pain
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Anxiety
  9. Depression
  10. Headache (pain in head)
  1. Diarrhoea
  2. Pain
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Vomiting
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Drug Hypersensitivity
  7. Anxiety
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  10. Headache (pain in head)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Cefuroxime Axetil:
  1. Dizziness
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Asthenia (weakness)
  7. Depression
  8. Weight Decreased
  9. Chest Pain
  10. Diarrhoea
  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Breast Cancer Female
  4. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  5. Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)
  6. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  7. Drug Hypersensitivity
  8. Arthropathy
  9. Blood Glucose Increased
  10. Cerebral Ischaemia (insufficient blood flow to the brain to meet metabolic demand)

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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