Ceftibuten Powder For Oral Suspension 180Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Ceftibuten: Powder for oral suspension (180mg)

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What is this Medicine?

CEFTIBUTEN (sef TYE byoo ten) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections.It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Ceftibuten 180mg/5mL Powder for Suspension

NDC: 441830180
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Tonsillitis, Pharyngitis, Otitis Media, Bronchitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Shigellosis

Storage Information
Reconstituted product may be stored for up to 14 days if refrigerated (36 to 46 degrees F)
Store unreconstituted product between 36 and 77 degrees F
Ceftibuten 180mg/5mL Powder for Suspension

Reported Side Effects for Ceftibuten 180mg/5mL Powder for Suspension

Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dry Mouth Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Cholestasis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Liver Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Belching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hyperkinesis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irritability Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Superinfection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Distressed Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Dehydration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Drowsiness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Tired Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stuffy Nose Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Stomach Pain Incidence:
1.0-2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Eosinophilia Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
3.0-4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Ceftibuten 180mg/5mL Powder for Suspension

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Food and Ceftibuten 180mg/5mL Powder for Suspension(Ceftibuten Dihydrate)
Food and Ceftibuten Dihydrate(Ceftibuten Dihydrate)
Food can reduce the amount of Ceftibuten (Cedax) absorbed by the body. Take Ceftibuten on an empty stomach, 2 hours before or 1 hour after a meal.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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