Cefixime is used to treat a variety of bacterial infections, particularly those of the ear, nose, sinuses (sinusitis), throat (pharyngitis, tonsillitis), chest and lungs (bronchitis, pneumonia), and the urinary system (cystitis, kidney infections).
How it works
Cefixime is a cephalosporin antibiotic which acts by inhibiting bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) synthesis and killing the bacteria, thereby reducing the infection.
Common side effects
inflammation or swelling of face, tongue or windpipe., secondary infections, Common: Diarrheanausea, skin rash, abdominal pain, vomiting, changes in blood test values, loss of appetite, allergies, dizziness, fever, gas, headache, itchiness