Use in Pregnancy: (Pregnancy Category B). Reproduction studies performed in mice and rats up to 400 times the human dose have not revealed evidence of harm to the fetus.
There are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women, and the drug should be used during pregnancy only when clearly needed.
Labor and Delivery: The effect of cefixime in labor and delivery is unknown.
Use in Lactation: It is not known whether cefixime is excreted in human milk. Consideration should be given to discontinuing breastfeeding temporarily during treatment with cefixime.