Cefixime

C difficile risk
N/A
Oral Bioavailability
N/A

Dosing

  • ≤45 kg: 8 mg/kg/DAY divided q12-24 h

  • >45 kg: 400 mg once daily

Max 400 mg/DAY

Renally cleared, requires dosage adjustment with changes in renal funciton.

Consult a pharmacist for renal dosing.

General Information

  • Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed)

  • Nausea

Average serum half life: Adults: 3-4 hours

Route of Elimination: Urine (50%), feces (10%)