Cefixime Antibiotic what you need to know
Cefixime is a beta-lactamase stable third generation cephalosporin, which is a semi synthetic compound and was the first orally active and effective antibiotic with longest half life. It is used to treat the bacterial infection of the lungs, urinary tract and ear and it is stops the growth of bacteria in the body. It was the first antibiotic manufactured synthetically on a large scale. The original indication of Cefixime was in the treatment of typhoid.
Current use of Cefixime:
Cefixime is given by oral route in the treatment of susceptible infections which contains gonorrhea, urinary tract, pharynsitis and otitis mediainfection.
Side Effects of Cefixime:
Common side effects of cefixime includes:
• Loose stools,
• Upset stomach.
This is not a complete list of cefixime side effects. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
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