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Cefixime is a semisynthetic, cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration. Chemically, it is (6R,7R)-7-[2-(2-Amino-4-thiazolyl) glyoxylamido]-8-oxo-3-vinyl-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 72(Z)-[O-(carboxymethyl)oxime]-trihydrate. Molecular weight = 507.50 as the trihydrate.

Suprax is available in scored 200 mg and 400 mg film coated tablets and in a powder for oral suspension which when reconstituted provides 100 mg/5 ml.

Suprax Inactive ingredients contained in the 200 mg and 400 mg tablets are: dibasic calcium phosphate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose 2910, light mineral oil, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinized starch, sodium lauryl sulfate and titanium dioxide. The powder for oral suspension is strawberry flavored and contains sodium benzoate, sucrose and xanthan gum.


CATEGORIES: Bronchitis; Gonorrhea; Infection, Urinary Tract; Otitis Media; Pharyngitis; Tonsillitis; Pregnancy Category B; FDA Approved 1989 Apr; Top 200 Drugs

FDA Drug Class: Cephalosporins

BRAND NAMES: Cefspan; Cephoral; Denvar; Fixime; Novacef; Oroken; Spancef; Starcef; Supran; Suprax; Tergecef; Uro-cephoral
(Foreign brand names outside U.S. in italics)

COST OF THERAPY: $69.67 (Infections; Tablet; 400 mg; 1/day; 10 days)

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