Ceffon Dry Syrup


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Ceffon Dry Syrup

Ceffon dry syrup is a combination of two medicaments cefixime 50 mg and Lactic Acid Bacillus 2.5 million spores per 5 ml of reconstituted suspension. The medicine comes in orange flavor so that kids can swallow easily, the bitter taste of cefixime is masked very well with different types of taste-masking agents and sugar.

Uses of Cefixime Oral suspension:

Cefixime dry syrup is used in many bacterial and germicidal infections. The medicine is widely used in cold and cough-like infections along with paracetamol syrup. This is used in Otitis Media infections to get fast and good results.

Cefixime oral suspension also used in strep throat and urinary tract infections in children. This is the primary drug in such infections and found very efficient over the years.

It is very common to get pneumonia infections in infants and children below 6 years, cefixime oral suspension is used very commonly in Pneumonia. Hence these days due to overuse of antibiotics some children are found to resistant to cefixime therapy but overall cefixime is used in large numbers.

It is also used in Lyme disease.

It acts by inhibition of bacterial cell-wall synthesis. The elimination half-life is about 3 hours.

Bacterias against Used

Cefixime is used against these bacterias: E.Coli, Haemophilus Influenzae, and Proteus Mirabilis.

Side Effects

Ceffon dry syrup i.e. Cefixime oral suspension is known as the safest antibiotics, but in some rare cases, it may have some adverse effects like Diarrhea, abdominal pain, and nausea. In very few cases allergic reactions may occur which may lead to serious. In some cases Clostridium problem and chronic bronchitis also noted.

GI-disturbance, Headache, Dizziness, and Rashes.


Patients who have a penicillin allergy reaction history should not use cefixime oral suspension without the guidance of a health professional. People with severe renal impairment.

What is cefixime oral suspension used for?

Cefixime oral suspension is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections in children. Cefixime is a cephalosporin group antibiotic. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria. Cefixime is used for several other bacterial infections including Stitis media infections, strep throat, Pneumonia, and Typhoid.


Cefixime widely used for otitis media, streptococcal pharyngitis, treatment of children with sinusitis, ‘bronchitis’ or pneumonia, urinary tract infection, treatment of uncomplicated gonorrhea infections, gastroenteritis caused by Salmonella and Shigella species.

Drug Interaction:

Cefixime may interact with Salicylic acid and Probenecid.


In children 8mg/kg body weight daily single dose or two divided doses. Cefixime is not recommended for children below 6 months of age.

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Each 5 ml contains

Cefixime IP Eq. to Cefixime 50 mg and Lactic Acid Bacillus 2.5 Million spores


MRP: Rs. 60.00


LAAMOX-CV: Amoxycillin and Potassium Clavulanate dry syrup

CEFFON-200: Cefixime and Lactic Acid Bacillus Tablets

POSTPOD-DRY SYRUP: Cefpodoxime 50mg oral suspension.

Ceffon is a substitute product of Zifi dry syrup

There are products that are alternative of Ceffon Dry syrup are list as follow:

  1. Zifi dry syrup
  2. Suprax 
  3. Acufix 
  4. Tricef
  5.  Claferon
  6. Fixican
  7.  Cefwood
  8. Cifinid
  9. Secef
  10. Fexim