What Is Cefixime Used For?

Can Children Use Cefixime?

This drug is approved for use in children as young as six months old. Because the cefixime dosage used in children is based on weight, it is important that your healthcare provider has an accurate weight for your child. It may be best to actually weigh the child, as a child's weight frequently changes.

What About Off-Label Cefixime Uses?

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend this medicine for something other than treating the infections discussed in this article. This is known as an "off-label" use. Using cefixime to treat or prevent other types of infections would be examples of off-label uses.
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