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Before taking cefixime, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are
allergic to it; or to penicillins or other cephalosporins; or if you have
any other allergies. Before using this medication, tell your doctor or
pharmacist your medical history. Use of this medication for prolonged or
repeated periods may result in a secondary infection (e.g., oral, bladder or
vaginal yeast infection). This drug should be used only if clearly needed
during pregnancy. Since small amounts of this medication appear in breast
milk, consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
Before taking cefixime,
tell your doctor and pharmacist if you are allergic to cefixime or other any
cephalosporin antibiotic such as cefaclor or cephalexin, penicillin,
or any other drugs.
tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription
medications you are taking, especially other antibiotics, anticoagulants
('blood thinners') such as warfarin , aspirin, carbamazepine , probenecid ,
tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney or liver disease,
colitis, or stomach problems.
tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are
breast-feeding. If you become pregnant while taking cefixime, call your
if you are having surgery, including dental surgery, tell the doctor or
dentist that you are taking cefixime.