Enteric Fever Rationale of using cefixime 400mg BD instead of 200mg BD??

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Even 400 mg BD is less for treatment if Typhoid with cefixime Standard dose of Cefixime for treatment if Typhoid if 20 mg/kg divided in two doses for 14 days Four 60 kg person or will be 60x20 = 1200 mg That is 600 mg two times a day for 14 days Such a high dose of cefixime is found to be safe and effective in treatment of Typhoid fever
In typhoid fever 15-20 mg/kg/day divided in 2 doses for 7-14 days. Generally it is 200mg bd
15-20 mg/kg/d in two divided dose for 7-14 days
20mg/kg/bw in a divided doses for 10days
YES IT IS.. DOSE IS.. 20MG/ KG. BODY WEIGHT IN 70 KG INDIVIDUAL.. PER DAY.. X 5 TO 7 DAYS.. OR AS PER ILLNESS..
Yes it is No of physician giving this dose to over come resistant strain
Azithromycin is indicated medicine for enteric fever

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