What is Cefixime?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Suprax T.Taxim


Cefixime is a cephalosporin antibiotic used to treat infections caused by bacteria such as pneumonia; bronchitis; gonorrhea; and ear, lung, throat, and urinary tract infections

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Bacterial overgrowth syndrome 1 0
Lyme disease 1 0
Osteoarthritis 1 1
Phlegm 1 0
Sore throat 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Cefixime

Side effect Patients
Bleeding (hemorrhage) 1
Blisters 1
Bruising 1
Fever/chills 1
Muscle aches 1
Rashes (redness, swelling) 1


Based on patients currently taking Cefixime

Dosage Patients
200 mg twice daily 1
400 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Cefixime

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Cefixime


Currently taking Cefixime

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Cefixime

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Cefixime after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Tetracycline 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Cefixime.