Author Details
Written By
PhD (Pharmacology), PGDPRA
Reviewed By
MD Pharmacology, MBBS
Last updated
29 Nov 2023 | 07:01 PM (IST)

We provide you with authentic, trustworthy and relevant information

Want to know more

Have issue with the content?

Report Problem

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup

Your child’s medicine at a glance

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup contains two ingredients, one antibiotic and one probiotic. While the antibiotic helps kill a wide range of bacterial infections, the probiotic prevents the antibiotic from causing digestive problems as a side effect. It does so by restoring the balance of good bacteria in the intestine.

Give Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup to your child with or without meals. Though the risk of developing a stomach upset is less with this medicine, giving it with meals will further reduce the risk. The dose and duration depend upon the type and severity of the infection, so stick to the dose, time, and way prescribed by the doctor. If your child vomits within 30 minutes of the intake, give the same dose again but do not double dose if it is time for the next dose.

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup may cause some minor and temporary side effects in your child. These may include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea, abdominal pain, and allergy. Usually, these episodes subside once your child’s body adapts to the medicine. However, if these side effects persist or become bothersome for your child, report to the doctor without any delay. 

Narrate your child’s complete medical history to your child’s doctor, including any previous episode of allergy, heart problem, blood disorder, birth defects, airway obstruction, lung anomaly, gastrointestinal problem, skin disorder, liver impairment, and kidney malfunction. This information is critical for dose alterations and for planning your child’s overall treatment.

Uses of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup in children

Benefits of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup for your child

In Treatment of Bacterial infections

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup is an antibiotic medicine. It is commonly given to children to treat a wide range of bacterial infections, including infections of the eyes, middle ear, nose, throat, lungs, skin, bone and joints, gastrointestinal tract, and urinary tract. This medicine inhibits the growth of infection-causing bacteria by stopping it from multiplying.

Children usually start showing improvement within 3 to 5 days of the regular dosing. You must continue giving the medicine even after seeing this improvement because stopping the medicine abruptly may worsen your child’s condition or cause infection recurrence.

Side effects of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup in children

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup does not pose serious side effects and is well-tolerated by children. In case the side effects do occur, they’re likely to subside once the body adapts to the medicine. Consult your child’s doctor if these side effects persist or bother your child. The most common side effects include-

Common side effects of Fixiriv LB

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Abdominal pain
  • Allergy

How can I give Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup to my child?

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Dissolve the powder in sterile water. Shake well and use. Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup works

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup is a combination of two medicines: Cefixime and Lactobacillus. Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body. Lactobacillus is a live micro-organism that restores the balance of good bacteria in the intestine that may get upset with antibiotic use or due to intestinal infections.

Safety advice

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup is safe to use in patients with liver disease. No dose adjustment of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup is recommended.
However, consult with your child’s doctor before giving Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup to your child in case of a severe form of liver disease.

What if I forget to give Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup to my child?

Unless your child’s doctor has advised a specific regime for your child, you can give the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next dose. Do not give the double dose to catch up and follow the prescribed dosing schedule.

All substitutes

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup
₹58.2/Dry Syrup
Catcef LB 50mg Dry Syrup
Arrient Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹58/dry syrup
3% cheaper
Lococef LB 50mg Dry Syrup
Loco Healthcare Pvt Ltd
₹43.78/dry syrup
27% cheaper
Fixium LB 50mg Dry Syrup
Fawn Incorporation
₹69.8/dry syrup
16% costlier
Tixi LB 50mg Dry Syrup
Arvincare Pharma
₹78/dry syrup
30% costlier
Carecef LB 50mg Dry Syrup
Carezone Healthcare
₹78/dry syrup
30% costlier

Quick tips

  • Your child must complete the entire course of antibiotics. Stopping too soon may cause the bacteria to multiply again, become resistant, or cause another infection.
  • Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup may cause a bitter taste. Eating citrus fruit or sipping plenty of water or fruit juice may help.
  • Encourage your child to drink plenty of water in case diarrhea develops as a side effect.
  • Never give Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup until and unless prescribed by the doctor. You must also never share your child’s medicine with anyone else even if they show similar symptoms.
  • Stop Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup immediately if your child develops an itchy rash, facial swelling, or breathing difficulty. Report to the doctor without any delay.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
Therapeutic Class

Patient concerns

Scar on face due to bacterial infections
Dr. Atul Jain
Pic is not clear, plz visit for proper opinion
I have a history of recurring yeast and bacterial vaginosis infections.
Dr. Sonu Balhara Ahlawat
Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tab metrogyl 500 mg twice a day x 5 days and tab fluconazole 150 mg three doses alternate days


Q. My child is suffering from liver failure and his investigations showed high blood ammonia levels. Is it safe to give Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup?

No. It is better to avoid giving Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup as it contains lactobacillus which can further elevate the levels of blood ammonia and increase the risk of serious complications like coma.

Q. What if I give too much of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup by mistake?

Avoid giving more than the recommended dose because overdose may cause unwanted side effects and may even worsen your child’s condition. Although an extra dose of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup is unlikely to harm, if you think you have given too much of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup to your child, immediately speak to a doctor.

Q. Are there any possible serious side effects of Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup?

In rare cases, Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup may cause some serious side effects such as persistent vomiting, kidney damage, and allergy. Always consult your child’s doctor for help in such a situation.

Q. Can other medicines be given at the same time as Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup?

Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup can sometimes interact with other medicines or substances. Tell your doctor about any other medicines your child is taking before starting Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup. Also, check with your child’s doctor before giving any medicine to your child.

Q. Can I get my child vaccinated while on treatment with Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup?

Antibiotics usually do not interfere with the ingredients in vaccines or cause a bad reaction in a child who has just been vaccinated. However, children taking antibiotics should not get vaccinated until they recover from the illness. As soon as your child feels better, the vaccine can be given.

Q. The mucus coming out of my child’s nose is yellow-green. Is it a sign of a bacterial infection?

No, yellow or green mucus in the nose does not mean that antibiotics are needed. It is normal for mucus to thicken up and change from clear to yellow or green. With symptoms often lasting for 7-10 days, this is exactly how a common cold generally progresses.

Want to share the information?


Tata 1mg's sole intention is to ensure that its consumers get information that is expert-reviewed, accurate and trustworthy. However, the information contained herein should NOT be used as a substitute for the advice of a qualified physician. The information provided here is for informational purposes only. This may not cover everything about particular health conditions, lab tests, medicines, all possible side effects, drug interactions, warnings, alerts, etc. Please consult your doctor and discuss all your queries related to any disease or medicine. We intend to support, not replace, the doctor-patient relationship.


  1. University of Michigan: C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. Lactobacillus acidophilus. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Children’s, Minnesota: Patient & Family Education Materials: Lactobacillus (Probiotics). [Accessed 29 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Nationwide Children’s. Cefixime oral suspension. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link
  4. About Kids Health. Cefixime. [Updated 23 Apr. 2008]. [Accessed 29 Jan. 2021] (online) Available from:External Link

Marketer details

Name: Fedley Healthcare Private Limited
Address: SCF- 245,2nd Floor, Motor Market, Manimajra, Chandigarh- 160101, India
Country of origin: India
Expires on or after: October, 2024

A licensed vendor partner from your nearest location will deliver Fixiriv LB Dry Syrup. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your doctor's ℞ and the availability of this medicine.

In case of any issues, contact us

Email ID: [email protected]
Address: 5th Floor Tower - B of the Presidency Building, 46/4 Mehrauli Gurgaon Road, Sector 14, Gurugram, Haryana-122001, India

52.3860Get 13% OFF
47.14+ free shipping withCare Plan Logo
Inclusive of all taxes
This offer price is valid on orders above ₹2499. Apply coupon HEALTHALL on the cart. Max. coupon discount is ₹330. T&C apply.
30.0 ml in 1 bottle
Add to cart
Cash on delivery available
Get it delivered by Tomorrow
Delivering to:
122019, GurgaonDown Arrow Icon

Additional offers

Airtel Payments Bank: Pay with Airtel Payments Bank wallet and get 10% cashback upto ₹200 on a minimum transaction of ₹1000. Valid only for first-time users of Airtel Payments Bank wallet.
Show more show_more


Orders Delivered
Get the link to download App

All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies. All labs listed on the platform are accredited


Tata 1mg uses Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 128-bit encryption and is Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) compliant


Find affordable medicine substitutes, save up to 50% on health products, up to 80% off on lab tests and free doctor consultations.

LegitScript approved
India's only LegitScript and ISO/ IEC 27001:2022 certified online healthcare platform

Know more about Tata 1mgdownArrow

Access medical and health information

Tata 1mg provides you with medical information which is curated, written and verified by experts, accurate and trustworthy. Our experts create high-quality content about medicines, diseases, lab investigations, Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products, Ayurvedic herbs/ingredients, and alternative remedies.

Order medicines online

Get free medicine home delivery in over 1800 cities across India. You can also order Ayurvedic, Homeopathic and other Over-The-Counter (OTC) health products. Your safety is our top priority. All products displayed on Tata 1mg are procured from verified and licensed pharmacies.

Book lab tests

Book any lab tests and preventive health packages from certified labs and get tested from the comfort of your home. Enjoy free home sample collection, view reports online and consult a doctor online for free.

Consult a doctor online

Got a health query? Consult doctors online from the comfort of your home for free. Chat privately with our registered medical specialists to connect directly with verified doctors. Your privacy is guaranteed.