Antibiotics Home > What Is Suprax?

Available by prescription only, Suprax® (cefixime) is a medication taken once or twice daily to treat infections caused by certain types of bacteria. Some of the approved uses for the drug include treating:
    
Suprax is a cephalosporin antibiotic and works by stopping bacteria from making cell walls, which eventually causes the bacteria to die. Cephalosporins are related to penicillin medications.
 
(To learn more about this medication, click Suprax. This resource contains a comprehensive overview of this antibiotic, including dosing guidelines, more details on how it works, safety precautions, and more.)
 
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