Cefixime Dosage

General Information on Taking Cefixime

Some considerations to keep in mind during treatment with cefixime include the following:
  
  • This medication comes in tablet, chewable tablet, capsule, or oral suspension (liquid) form. It is taken by mouth once or twice a day.
 
  • The length of treatment recommended will vary, depending on the type and severity of the infection.
 
  • You may take this medication with or without food. If it seems to bother your stomach, try taking it with a little food.
 
  • Make sure to shake the suspension well before each dose of cefixime.
 
  • Make sure to finish the prescribed course of this antibiotic, as stopping it too soon can lead to more serious infections.
 
  • If you are unsure about anything related to your dosage or cefixime dosing in general, please talk to your healthcare provider or pharmacist.
 
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