Cefixime is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria. Cefixime may also be used for other purposes not listed in this medication guide.
How to use
Use Cefixime as directed by your doctor.
Take this medicine with a full glass of water. Cefixime works best if you take it with a meal or within 30 minutes of a meal.
Swallow the pill whole. Breaking the pill may cause too much of the drug to be released at one time.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Cefixime.
Drug Class and Mechanism
Cefixime is in a group of drugs called cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotics. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.
If you miss a dose of Cefixime, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.
Store Cefixime at room temperature, between 68 and 77 degrees F (20 and 25 degrees C). Store away from heat, moisture, and light. Keep Cefixime out of the reach of children and away from pets.
Possible Side Effects
Check with your doctor if any of these most common side effects persist or become bothersome:
diarrhea; gas; loose stools; nausea; stomach pain or upset.
Seek medical attention right away if any of these severe side effects occur:
severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); bloody stools; decreased urination; fever; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; seizures; severe diarrhea; severe nausea or vomiting; severe stomach pain or cramping; unusual bruising or bleeding; vaginal discharge or itching; white spots in the mouth; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
Cefixime is to be used only by the patient for whom it is prescribed. Do not share it with other people.
If your symptoms do not improve or if they become worse, check with your doctor.
Registerd mail take 7-20 days to delivery
Express mail takes 3-7 days to delivery