Cefixime Dry Syrup is prescribed in various bacterial infection conditions. It is also known as a cephalosporin antibiotic that works by stopping the growth of bacteria. 5omg / 5ml dosage of Cefixime is the ideal dose for young children for effective control of bacterial infection or illness. Moreover, Cefixime is also an effective medication for the treatment of young children suffering from gastroenteritis caused by Salmonella and Shigella species that are persistent to traditional antibiotics such as amoxicillin and trimethoprim- sulfamethoxazole. Being an effective medication, Cefixime Dry Syrup can also cause some temporary side-effects that goes away whenever the treatment is completed. Side-effects caused by Cefixime Dry Syrup are Nausea, Diarrhea, Stomach pain, Indigestion, etc.
Cefixime Dry syrup should be used or given with some extreme precautions to avoid any side-effects or to get maximum results. Following are precaution regarding Cefixime Dry syrup:
- Give the medicine with food to avoid an stomach upset.
- Finish the full prescribed course even if the condition is looking better as stopping it early may make the infection harder to treat.
- If you are seeing symptoms like rash, itchy skin, or swelling of face then inform your doctor immediately.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol while taking Cefixime.