Indication: Urinary tract infections, upper and lower respiratory tract
infections, acute otitis media, gonococcal urethritis and enteric
Dosage and Administration: 200-400 mg as a single dose or in 2
divided doses daily for 7-14 days, Child dose : 8 mg/kg daily as a
single dose or in two divided doses for 7-14 days.
Contraindication and Precaution: Known hypersentivity to
Cephalosporin group of drugs.
Side Effect: Diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia,
vomiting, flatulence, headache and dizziness.
Use in Pregnancy and Lactation: Cefixime should not be used in
pregnancy or in nursing mothers unless considered essential by
Preparation: 200 mg Capsule, 400 mg Capsule 100 mg/5 ml
Suspension (30 ml, 40 ml, 50 ml).