Cefixime

Cefixime in Kenya 400mg

MOA: Cephalosporins disrupt the synthesis of the peptidoglycan layer forming the bacterial cell wall.

Drug Label Information | Brands:

Cefixime Brands in Kenya

Raincef®, Rainbow Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
Bactifix-400®,Finecure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Theofix-400®,Theon Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Bactirid®, Medicraft Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Bestcef®, Biopharma
C-OD®, Khandelwal Laboratories PVT Ltd.
Ceflorex®, Sance Laboratories Ltd
Cefcy®, Coral Laboratories Ltd
Cefim®, Hilton Pharma Ltd
C-tax®, Emcure Pharmaceuticals Limited
Cebay®, Leben Laboratories PVT Ltd
Cefatax-O®, Plethico
Cefi-OD®, Khandelwal Khandelwal Laboratories PVT Ltd.
Cefix®, Pharma International
Cefty®, Syner-Med pharmaceutical (manufactured by Swiss pharma pvt ltd)
Cifex®, Aegis Ltd
Cef-clave®, Synermed
Evofix®, Pharmevo Pharmevo Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Extacef DT®, Blue cross Laboratories Ltd.
Fecam®, Zadchem Pharmacy Ltd
Fixx®, Unichem Laboratories
Fixem®, Bharat
Innoxime®, Innocia Life Sciences PVT. Ltd
Flamifix®, Flamingo
Gramocef-O®, Micro-Labs Limited
Medifix®, Meditab
Rivaxime®, Riva Pharma SAE
Triocim®, Beximco Pharma
Triaxon®, Prism Life Sciences
Triaxon DT®, Prism Life Sciences
Ocemax DT®, Cipla Ltd.
Orfix®, Orchid
Pancef-O®
Viprax®, Virchow Healthcare PVT Ltd
Xime®, NIC pharma
Zemicef®, Popular Pharma
Procefix®, PSM pharmaceuticals ltd
Sirobact®, Medicraft Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Taxim O®, Alkem Laboratories
Xomacef®, Sigma Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Orcef®, Renata Limited

Indications

Cefixime is a cephalosporin antibacterial drug indicated in the treatment of adults and pediatric patients six months and older with the following infections:

  • Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections
  • Otitis Media
  • Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis
  • Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis
  • Uncomplicated Gonorrhea (cervical/urethral)
  • Typhoid fever (off-label)

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
Adults: 400 mg daily
Pediatric patients (6 months and older): 8 mg/kg/day

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Contraindicated in patients with known allergy to cefixime or other cephalosporins

WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

  • Hypersensitivity reactions including shock and fatalities have been reported with cefixime. Discontinue use if a reaction occurs.
  • Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea: Evaluate if diarrhea occurs.

ADVERSE REACTIONS

Diarrhoea
Abdominal pain
Dyspepsia
Flatulence
Candidiasis
Headache

DRUGS INTERACTIONS

Elevated carbamazepine levels have been reported in postmarketing experience when cefixime is administered concomitantly.
Increased prothrombin time, with or without clinical bleeding, has been reported when cefixime is administered concomitantly with warfarin and anticoagulants.
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