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CEDAX is an antibiotic known as ceftibuten. Each capsule contains 400 mg of ceftibuten.

Indications: CEDAX is active against:

Haemophilus influenzae

Moraxella catarralhis

Escherichia coli (K. pneumoniae, K. oxytoca)

Proteus vulgaris, P. mirabils, P. providence

Species of Salmonella and Shigellas

Species of Enterobacter


CEDAX is indicated for acute bronchitis, pneumonias and urinary track infections, enteritis and gastroenteritis.

Dosage: 5 to 10 days. Adults recommended dose is 400 mg/day. Children 9 mg/kg/day (max. 400 mg). Best taken in an empty stomach ( at least 1 hour before a meal, or at least 2 hours after a meal).

Adverse reactions: In studies made in 3,000 patients CEDAX was well tolerated . Most frequent reactions were gastrointestinal and nauseas.

Warning: Must be prescribed with extreme caution in individuals with allergy to penicillins.

Sources: Medicohomepage, Cedax

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