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Often used for:
Cefixime is an antibiotic. It works to kill bacteria that cause infections. Cefixime may also be used for febrile neutropenia or to prevent irinotecan-induced diarrhea.
May be taken as a chewable tablet by mouth
May be taken as a capsule by mouth
May be taken as a liquid by mouth
Not all patients who take cefixime will experience these side effects. Common side effects are in bold, but there may be others. Please report all suspected side effects to your doctor or pharmacist.
Be sure to discuss these and other recommendations with your doctor or pharmacist.