CEFIANTE 200 mg - Tablet

CEFIANTE is Third Generation Cephalosporin Oral antibiotic Cefixime is an orally active 3rd generation cephalosporin which exerts its bactericidal action against both gram positive & gram negative organisms by inhibiting bacterial cell wall synthesis. Cefixime inhibits transpeptidase & thus prevents cross linking of bacterial cell wall. Transpeptidase & associated proteins constitute various types of specific binding proteins which have affinity for cephalosporins like Cefixime. It is highly active against enterobacteriaceae, Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pyogens & Streptococcus pneumonia &many beta lactamase producing bacteria. Absorption: Absorbed orally up to 50 % & food delays absorption Distribution: widely distributed, Metabolism: A portion of drug is metabolized in the body. Excretion: Excreted mainly through urine

Third Generation Cephalosporin Oral antibiotic

Pharmacokinetics: Absorption: Absorbed orally up to 50 % & food delays absorption Distribution: widely distributed, Metabolism: A portion of drug is metabolized in the body. Excretion: Excreted mainly through urine

Pregnancy Information: ['Use with caution']

Overdose Effect: Adopting supportive measures. Treatment includes removal of drug from the body by gastric lavage &dialysis

Missed Dosage: Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time to take the next dose then skip the missed dose.