Cefixime

BreastfeedingPediatric
  • TRADE NAMES: Cefspan; Cephoral; Fixime; Oroken; Supran; Suprax (Lupin); Uro-cephoral
  • INDICATIONS: Various infections caused by susceptible organisms
  • CLASS: Cephalosporin; 3rd generation
  • HALF-LIFE: 3–4 hours
CLINICALLY IMPORTANT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS INTERACTIONS WITH:

Aminoglycosides, Anticoagulants, BCG Vaccine, Carbamazepine, Probenecid, Typhoid Vaccine, Warfarin

PREGNANCY CATEGORY: B

Penicillin and cephalosporins share a common beta-lactam structure. People who are allergic to penicillin are approximately 4 times more likely to develop an allergic reaction to a cephalosporin than those people who have no penicillin allergy (from 5–16% of patients allergic to penicillin develop reactions to cephalosporins).

Our database has 39 adverse reactions for this drug across the following areas

Please login to see the rest of this drug profile


Not a subscriber? Click here to subscribe

SKIN.
MUCOSAL.
CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM.
ENDOCRINE/METABOLIC.
GASTROINTESTINAL/HEPATIC.
GENITOURINARY.
NEUROMUSCULAR/SKELETAL.
OCULAR.
RENAL.
OTHER.


Page last updated 04/13/2019

Drug Eruption Mobile Site

Symbol key

Incidence info

  • <1%
  • 1-5%
  • 5-10%
  • 10-15%
  • 15-20%
  • 20-30%
  • >30%

Seriousness info

  • Hospitalization possible
  • Life threatening
  • Fatal

Warnings in other populations info

  • Breast feeding
  • Geriatric
  • Pediatric
^ Back to top