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Cefixime with Ornidazole

Cefixime with Ornidazole

Cefixime is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic, while Ornidazole is a nitroimidazole derivative with antiprotozoal and antibacterial properties. This combination is often used to treat a variety of bacterial infections.


-Respiratory tract infections -Urinary tract infections -Gastrointestinal infections -Sexually transmitted infections -Dental infections -Skin and soft tissue infections


Dosage may vary based on the specific condition being treated. It is crucial to follow the prescribed dosage and duration given by the healthcare provider.


This combination is contraindicated in individuals with a known hypersensitivity to cephalosporins or nitroimidazole derivatives. It should be used with caution in patients with a history of allergic reactions to other beta-lactam antibiotics.

Special Precautions

-Caution is advised in patients with a history of gastrointestinal diseases. -Use with caution in individuals with a history of seizures or neurological disorders. -Pregnant and lactating women should use this medication only under medical supervision. -Patients with renal impairment may require dosage adjustment.

Side Effects

Common side effects may include gastrointestinal disturbances (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea), allergic reactions, skin rashes, and headache. In rare cases, serious adverse effects like seizures or severe skin reactions may occur. Immediate medical attention is necessary if such symptoms arise.

Drug Interactions

-Probenecid may increase the blood levels of cefixime. -Concomitant use with anticoagulants may enhance their effects. -Ornidazole may potentiate the effect of certain drugs like warfarin.

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