Brand Name: Cifex
Generic Name: Cefixime
Manufacturer/Agent: Aegis Ltd
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.