SUPRAX Film-coated tablet

Active ingredients: Cefixime

Product name and form

Suprax Tablets 200mg.

Pharmaceutical Form

Convex, off-white, film-coated tablets engraved with ‘ORO’ on one side.

For oral administration.

Qualitative and quantitative composition

Each tablet contains 200mg cefixime (anhydrous).

For the full list of excipients, see section 6.1.

Active Ingredient

Cefixime is an oral third generation cephalosporin which has marked in vitro bactericidal activity against a wide variety of Gram-positive and Gram-negative organisms.

List of Excipients

Tablet cores: microcrystalline cellulose, pregelatinised starch, calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate and magnesium stearate.

Tablet coating: hypromellose, Macrogol 6000 and titanium dioxide.

Pack sizes and marketing

PVC/aluminium foil blister packs – pack sizes of 1, 2, 7 and 14.

Not all pack sizes may be marketed.

Marketing authorization holder

Aventis Pharma Limited, 410 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT, UK

Trading as: Sanofi, 410 Thames Valley Park Drive, Reading, Berkshire, RG6 1PT, UK

Marketing authorization dates and numbers

PL 04425/0623

26 November 2009


Canada, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States