Cefixime is an active component, which is anhydrous is a cephalosporin antibacterial. It is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic bearing vinyl and carboxymethoxy imino acetamido groups of the cephem skeleton. It is used in the treatment of gonorrhea, tonsilitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, and urinary tract infections. It has a role as an antibacterial drug and a drug allergen.
Class of Drugs – Cephalosporin Antibacterial
Molecular Formula – C16H15N5O7S2
Molecular Weight - 453.5 g/mol
Working: The active component Cefixime approved for the treatment of a wide variety of bacterial infections. It belongs to a group of drugs known as a cephalosporin antibiotic. It acts by restricting the growth of bacteria. It treats only bacterial infections but not work for viral infections like common cold, flu, or influenza.
Uses: Cephalosporin antibiotic Cefixime is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections. This medication prevents the growth of bacteria in the body, which causes infections.
Popular Brands and Dosages: This antibiotic medication is used as the main active ingredient in popular brand medicine as mentioned below:
- Suprax: 200 mg and 400 mg
This antibiotic should only be used when needed. It should be administered after a meal. Avoid using this medicine to treat viral infections.