Cifex (Cefixime)

Brand Name: Cifex

Generic Name: Cefixime

Manufacturer/Agent: Aegis Ltd

Formulation: syp

Strength: 100mg/5ml 75ml

Pack size: 1

Trade Price: KES 1,900.00

Retail Price: @ KES 2,533.33

Class: Antibacterials: Cephalosporins (Anti-infectives)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C16H15N5O7S2 = 453.5

Precautions: Cephalosporin hypersensitivity.

Indications/Uses: Aerobic gram negative and streptococcal infections due to susceptible organisms; 400mg daily, with food.

Interactions: May increase effect of carbamazepine.

Side Effects: Nausea. vomiting. diarrhoea. skin rash. rarely pseudomembranous colitis. urticaria. fever. gastro-intestinal upset. bronchospasm. hypotension. erythema multiforme. arthralgia. anaphylaxis.