Cefixime is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as bronchitis (infection of the airway tubes leading to the lungs); gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease); and infections of the ears, throat, tonsils, and urinary tract.
Lactobacillus is a type of bacteria. There are lots of different species of lactobacillus. These are “friendly” bacteria that normally live in our digestive, urinary, and genital systems without causing disease.
Antibiotics can also reduce friendly bacteria in the body. Lactobacillus is a type of friendly bacteria.
Taking probiotics whilst taking antibiotics may help reduce the overall damaging effects antibiotics have on the gut microbiome. Replenishing the gut with beneficial bacteria helps to rebalance the gut microbiome and prevent the development of the common side effects of antibiotics.