cefixime

noun

cef·​ix·​ime ˌsef-ˈiks-ˌēm How to pronounce cefixime (audio)
: a semisynthetic, broad-spectrum, cephalosporin antibiotic C16H15N5O7S2 that is administered orally especially in the treatment of otitis media, bronchitis, urinary tract infections, and gonorrhea

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“Cefixime.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cefixime. Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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