Cefixime

C difficile risk
Medium
Oral Bioavailability
Moderate (40 to 70%)

Spectrum Of Activity

Dosing

400 mg PO daily

800 mg po x 1 dose (in combination with azithromycin 1 g po x 1 dose)

0 - 30 eGFR30+ eGFR200 mg PO daily400 mg PO daily

General Information

  • Urinary tract infections.

  • Gonorrhea.

Pregnancy: Compatible.

Breastfeeding: Compatible.

Gastrointestinal intolerance (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea)