Cedax (Ceftibuten Dihydrate) and/or equivalents
Cedax 400mgSource Country: Turkey
Shipped From: Turkey Manufacturer: Schering Plough
Generic Cedax 200mgSource Country: Turkey
Shipped From: Turkey Manufacturer: Celtis Ilac
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Description of Cedax
Cedax falls under the category of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. Cephalosporin antibiotics help fight against various infections caused by bacteria that are susceptible to these antibiotics. The generic name of Cedax is ceftibuten. Patients can buy Cedax only if they have a valid prescription.
Cedax can be purchased by patients at drug retail stores in the form of capsules in one strength-Cedax 400mg. Cedax is also available in the form of oral suspension in two strengths-Cedax 90mg/5ml and Cedax 180mg/5ml.
Indications & Dosage of Cedax
Cedax is generally indicated for the treatment of various infections of a mild to moderate nature caused by several bacteria. The medical conditions that Cedax can treat are: Pharyngitis caused by the streptococcus pyogenes bacteria, and acute bacterial otitis media caused by the hemophilus influenza bacteria.
The administration of the drug should be done according to the doctor’s prescription. Altering dosage amounts is not recommended. Cedax capsules should be taken with a glass of water. For patients using the oral suspension of Cedax, it is recommended to use any dose measuring device for accurate consumption. Cedax should be taken at least an hour before a meal.
During treatment with Cedax, it is possible for various medical tests to yield a false result. Doctors conducting these tests should be informed of Cedax use beforehand. Cedax capsules should be stored at room temperature, well away from heat and moisture. The oral suspension should be stored in a refrigerator, but should not be allowed to freeze.
Side effects & Interactions of Cedax
Patients should be aware of the drug’s side effects before they buy Cedax. Certain side effects are minor and temporary in nature and do not require medical help. These are:
- Nausea and vomiting;
- Dizziness and headaches;
- Fatigue and drowsiness;
- Increased irritability;
- Noisy breathing and stuffy nose;
- Mild skin rashes and other irritations;
- Rigid muscles;
- Stomach pain;
- Constipation and diarrhea;
- Dry mouth
Apart from the aforementioned side effects, users may experience side effects of a more serious nature as well. These cause significant health problems and require urgent medical attention. They are:
- Bleeding during urination;
- Bloody or watery diarrhea;
- Severe weakness and confusion;
- Fever, severe rashes and itching;
- Weight issues;
- Loss of appetite;
- Escalated thirst;
- Breathing difficulties;
- Changes in urinating pattern
Cedax may interact with substances like famotidine, ranitidine, omeprazole and cimetidine. Before taking any of these substances along with Cedax, patients should consult a doctor. Patients should also be clear with their doctors regarding any other substances they may be taking before treatment with Cedax.
Warnings & Precautions of Cedax
Patients allergic to the ingredients of Cedax or to any other cephalosporin antibiotic should not use the drug.
People with certain medical conditions like kidney issues and intestinal disorders should consult a doctor to determine the safety of Cedax. Diabetes patients should also talk to a doctor since Cedax contains sucrose.
Cedax is not known to be harmful to unborn babies. However, pregnant women should be careful and check with a doctor first before they buy Cedax. Breastfeeding women should also seek their doctor’s approval as the drug may pass into breast milk.