Cefixime

C. diff Risk

NA

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

$3-4/day (Oral)

Spectrum Of Activity

Dosing

Oral Dosing

Daily Dose: 8 mg/kg/day

Maximum Daily Dose: 400 mg/day

Dosing Frequency: PO divided Once Daily

General Information

Oral Liquids

Concentration: 20 mg/mL

Taste: Very Good

Not all strengths of oral liquids are listed nor be available on the CHEO Formulary

Tablet/Capsule Strengths

  • 400 mg

Tablets or capsules are preferred especially over an unpleasant tasting oral liquid.

Not all strengths of oral tablets/capsules are listed and they are not all available on the CHEO Formulary.