Some of the common side effects include diarrhea, loose or frequent stools, abdominal pain, nausea, dyspepsia, flatulence, headache, dizziness, anaphylactic reactions, skin rashes, urticaria, drug fever, pruritus, transient thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, neutropenia and mild transient changes in liver and renal function tests which cease on discontinuation of therapy.
Contraindicated in patients with known allergy to cefixime or other cephalosporins.
Hypersensitivity reactions including shock and fatalities have been reported with cefixime. Discontinue use if a reaction occurs.
Clostridium difficile associated diarrhea: Evaluate if diarrhea occurs.
This Medicine should not be use in Pregnancy.
Should not be taken concomitantly with carbamazepine, warfarin and anticoagulants.