Adults: Recommended dose: 400 mg once daily or every 12 hrs.
Uncomplicated Cervical/Urethral Gonococcal Infections: Single oral dose of 400 mg is recommended.
Children: Recommended dose: 8 mg/kg/day of the suspension. This may be administered as a single daily dose or may be given in 2 divided doses, as 4 mg/kg every 12 hrs. (See table.)
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Children weighing >50 kg or >12 years should be treated with the recommended adult dose.
Renal Impairment: Cefixime may be administered in the presence of impaired renal function as follows: Creatinine Clearance ≥60 mL/min 400 mg daily, 21-60 mL/min 300 mg daily and ≤20 mL/min 200 mg daily.
Reconstitution Directions for Oral Suspension: Tap the bottle several times to loosen powder contents prior to reconstitution. Add boiled and cooled water. Swirl to dissolve the granules. Add more water up to the mark on the label. Shake the bottle to ensure uniformity.
After reconstitution, the suspension may be kept for 14 days either at room temperature or under refrigeration, without significant loss of potency. Keep tightly closed. Shake well before using. Discard unused portion after 14 days.