Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before taking cefixime.
If your condition does not improve or becomes worse, then call your doctor.
Driving or operating machinery has minor influence on the ability to drive and operate machinery. This medication can affect attention, physical coordination, and decision-making skills.
Do NOT use cefixime if:
- You take this drug with alcohol or certain medicines.
Use of cefixime during pregnancy or breastfeeding is recommended for use when the benefits outweigh the risk. While adverse effects are unlikely, the infant and pregnant woman should be monitored closely. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking cefixime. Once more, if there is little evidence with regards to the use of cefixime during pregnancy or breastfeeding, and so consult your doctor or health care professional before taking cefixime.
Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed what they advise. The usual dose for adults may vary from 100mg to 500mg depending on a patient’s condition. The usual dosage for children varies depending on the weight of the child.
Avoid using antacids within 1 hour before or after taking cefixime. Antacids can prevent your body from absorbing cefixime. Some drugs such as vitamins, herbal products, may interact. However, must consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with cefixime.