Generic Suprax or Cefixime is a semi-synthetic (partially man-made), oral antibiotic in the cephalosporin family of antibiotics. Cefixime belong to the family of oral antibiotic in cephalosporin.
This medicine stops bacteria from multiplying by preventing bacteria from forming the walls that surround them. These walls protect bacteria from antibiotics, thus resulting in the growth of the bacteria.
Cefixime is effective for infections of the middle ear (otitis media), tonsillitis, throat infections (pharyngitis), laryngitis, bronchitis, and pneumonia caused by susceptible bacteria. It also is used for treating urinary tract infections and gonorrhea as well as acute bacterial bronchitis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).