Magnacef Suspension

Magnacef (Cefixime) is a semi-synthetic third generation cephalosporin which has a bactericidal action against most strains of organisms including penicillinase producing strains. Magnacef has an average peak plasma concentrations occurring within 4 hrs after oral administration with a half-life of 3-4 hrs.


Magnacef is indicated for the treatment of:

  • Upper respiratory tract infections: Otitis media, pharyngitis and tonsilitis.
  • Lower respiratory tract infections: Acute bronchitis and acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis.
  • Uro-genital infections and sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhoea.

Dosage and Administration

Magnacef may be taken regardless to meals. Administration with food may decrease the rate of absorption.

As for all antibiotics Magnacef should be taken for full course treatment.

Adults and Children over 12 years (50 Kg body weight):200 mg every 12 hrs or 400 mg once daily.

Children 6 months of age -12 years: 4 mg/Kg of body weight every 12 hrs or 8 mg/Kg body weight once daily.

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ماجناسيف شراب magnacef suspension

Magnacef suspension – Patient Information Leaflet

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