INDICATIONS: – Mirafix is a brand of Cefixime which is an oral cephalosporin antibacterial. It is a third generation cephalosporin. It is indicated in the treatment of the following infections when caused by susceptible isolates of the designated bacteria.
- Uncomplicated Urinary Tract Infections
- Otitis Media
- Pharyngitis and Tonsillitis
- Acute Exacerbations of Chronic Bronchitis
- Uncomplicated Gonorrhea (cervical/urethral)
DOSAGE-Adults:-The recommended dose of Cefixime is 400 mg daily. This may be given as a 400 mg capsule daily or the 400 mg capsule may be split and given as 200mg capsule every 12 hours.
Children: The recommended dose is 8 mg/kg/day of the suspension. This may be administered as a single daily dose or may be given in two divided doses, as 4mg/kg every 12 hours.