Cefixime is a broad-spectrum antibiotic
, which means that it is active against a wide variety of bacteria. It is used to treat short-term (acute) bacterial infetions such as urinary tract infections, chest and throat infections, and ear infections. Cefixime
is contraindicated in patients with known sensitivity or allergies to cephalosporin class of antibiotics. As Cefixime
is a third generation cephalosporin, it is not contraindicated for patients with a true penicillin allergy. Cefixime is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication is known as a cephalosporin antibiotic
. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections.
is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as bronchitis (infection of the airway tubes leading to the lungs); gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease); and infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, and urinary tract. Cefixime is in a class of medications called cephalosporin antibiotics.