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Doctor prescribed Cefixime syrup dose of 2.5 ml per day for 5 days to my daughter, however, mistakenly I bought Cefixime Drop and I was giving 2.5 ml of that drop since last two days. As only 2 more doses of medicine were left in the drop, I bought Cefixime Syrup now. To my surprise I noticed that concentration of Cefixime is different for drop and syrup i.e. 1 ml of drop has 25 mg cefixime and 5 ml of syrup has 50 mg Cefixime. Please advise whether that higher dose of Cefixime can harm my baby. If so then what should I do now.

1 Doctor Answered
You should always take the prescribed drugs. If nothing abnormal has happened like rash or pain or anything else. Then less chances of side effects. Please continue the syrup as advised and consult a doctor if any adverse reaction. Anything unusual should be noticed.
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