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Ceftibuten



Ceftibuten
Systematic (IUPAC) name
(6R,7R)-7-([(Z)-2-(2-amino-1,3-thiazol-4-yl)-5-hydroxy-5-oxopent-2-enoyl]amino) -8-oxo-5-thia-1-azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid
Identifiers
CAS number 97519-39-6
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PubChem 5282242
Chemical data
Formula C15H14N4O6S2 
Mol. mass 410.427 g.mol-1
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Ceftibuten is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is an orally-administered agent, with 2 dosage forms, capsule or oral suspension. It is marketed by Shionogi USA under the trade name Cedax®

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Clinical use

Main article: Cephalosporin

Indications

Ceftibuten is used to treat acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis (ABECB), acute bacterial otitis media, pharyngitis, and tonsilitis.

Formulations

Ceftibuten is available as capsules containing 400 mg, and a powder for oral suspension containing 90 mg per 5 ml.

See also

 
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