Cefixime- Drug Detail Profile

Category of Drug
Cefixime is an Anti-Infective drug
Mechanism of Action 
IndicationsCefixime is used for
1. Otitis media
2. Respiratory tract infections
3. Uncomplicated UTIs
4. effective against infections caused by
5. H.influenza species
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms 1. TABLETS
Contraindications Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Precautions1. History of allergy to penicillins
2. Renal failure
3. Patients under-going continuous ambulatory peritoneal
4. Gastrointestinal disease
5. Pregnancy
6. Interactions
7. Lactations
Adverse Effects1. Diarrhoea
2. Pseudomembranous colitis
3. Loose or frequent stools
4. Abdominal pain
5. Nausea dyspepsia
6. Hypersensitivity reactions
Pregnancy Category B

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