Trade name: Mahacef
Strength: 50 mg
Active ingredient: Cefixime
Category: Cephalosporin antibiotic
Pregnancy category: Cefixime belongs to FDA pregnancy category B.
Uses: Mahacef 50 mg Tablet is used to bacterial infections like gonorrhea, tonsillitis and pharyngitis. It is not affective againist viral infections.
How to use: Take Mahacef 50 mg Tablet with food to avoid stomach upset. Use complete course of treatment to clean up your infection.
Side Effects: Diarrhea, gas, heartburn, stomach pain, headache
Dosage: Usual adult dose of cefixime is 400 mg once a day or 200 mg twice a day. For paediatric dose consult your doctor.
Written by: : healthplus24.com team
Date last updated: June 25th, 2015
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