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Last Updated: 02 May 2022

Cefixime is a semisynthetic, cephalosporin antibacterial for oral administration. Chemically, it is -7 [2-glyoxylamido] -8 oxo-3vinyl-5thia-1azabicyclo [4. 20] oct-2ene-2carboxylic acid, 72- [O- oxime] trihydrate. Molecular weight = 507. 50 as the trihydrate. Chemical Formula is C16H15N5O7S2. 3 H2O The structural formula for cefixime is: Inactive active ingredients contained in cefixime pills 400 mg are: colloidal silicon dioxide, croscarmellose sodium, low replaced hydroxypropyl cellulose, magnesium stearate and mannitol. The pill covering contains the adhering to inactive components: black iron oxide, butyl alcohol, dried alcohol, gelatin, iron oxide red, isopropyl alcohol, potassium hydroxide, propylene glycol, shellac, sodium lauryl sulphate, solid ammonia service and titanium dioxide. To make certain cefixime is safe for you, tell your medical professional if you dislike any drugs, particularly penicillins. It is not recognized whether cefixime enters breast milk or if it could damage a nursing infant. You might take cefixime with or without food. The cefixime chewable tablet need to be eaten before you swallow it. Shake the oral suspension well prior to you measure a dosage. Measure fluid medicine with the application syringe supplied, or with a special dose-measuring spoon or medicine mug. Missing doses may additionally increase your risk of further infection that is resistant to prescription antibiotics. Store the fluid medication at room temperature or in the refrigerator. Discard the liquid medicine after 14 days or on the expiration day printed on the label. Probenecid and aspirin may increase the levels of cefixime in your body. Cefixime might cause a false-positive urine test result when inspecting your urine for sugar degrees.

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PubChem - CovalentUnitCount

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