Cefixime is active against a very wide spectrum of bacteria such as Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Streptococcus pyogenes (the cause of strep throat), Hemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, E. coli, Klebsiella, Proteus mirabilis, Salmonella, Shigella, and Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
To make sure cefixime is safe for you, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs, especially penicillins. The chewable tablet form may contain phenylalanine. Talk to your doctor before using this form of cefixime if you have phenylketonuria (PKU). It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby.
No interactions were found between amoxicillin and cefixime.
Cefixime, sold under the brand name Suprax among others, is an antibiotic medication used to treat a number of bacterial infections.
Can I buy Cefixime (Suprax) over the counter?
Cefixime is an antibiotic drug that also goes by the common brand name Suprax. It is used to treat bacterial infections of a wide variety. You can buy cefixime over-the-counter, but you’ll need to consult a doctor first.
What is the side effect of Cefixime?
Stomach upset or pain, diarrhea, nausea, gas, headache, or dizziness may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, notify your doctor or pharmacist promptly.