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Cefixime

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Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Suprax 400: Suprax 400 (cefixime 400mg) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat ear infections ,urinary tract infections, pharyngitis and tonsillitis.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Antibiotic: I am sorry but i don’t understand your abbreviations. Cefixime is an antibiotic in the cephalosporin class. It is used to treat many kinds of infect ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Yes: Suprax (cefixime) may be crushed or chewed.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robi Rosenfeld
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Yes.: if there is no way you can swallow them
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Goldberg
Specializes in Gastroenterology
No: All expired medication should be considered ineffective and discarded.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience Pain Management
2 days: approximately
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Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Similar to adult: 400 mg once a day or 200 mg twice a day. Don't give antibiotics unless a doctor or other health care provider has prescribed them however.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Suprax (cefixime) is not a sulfa drug.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Kingsford
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: No interaction between the two.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely: The likelihood of having an allergic reaction to cefixime is under 10%. If you have had an anaphylactic reaction to penicillin, then I would recommen ... Read More

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