Cefixime is a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria and can be used to treat the wide range of bacterial infections.
Cefixime is usually prescribed for the treatment of lower respiratory tract infections, for example, bronchitis and pneumonia. It is also used to treat strep throat and middle ear infections, like otitis media. To all other, Cefixime is a second line gonorrhea treatment to another antibiotic Ceftriaxone.
Cefixime available for the customers in the forms of tablets, chewable tablets, capsule and powder for suspension. It should be taken by mouth once or twice a day with or without food. Cefixime is sold under the brand name Suprax. But at the same time, several generic equivalents are offered for a much more reasonable price.
It’s very important to remember that Cefixime can’t be used to treat virus infections. It will work only for the treatment of bacterial infections.