Dosing Information for Ceftibuten

The dose of ceftibuten your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on various factors, such as:
  • Your age
  • Your weight
  • The type and severity of the infection being treated
  • How well your kidneys are functioning.
  • Other medical conditions you may have.
(Click Ceftibuten Dosage for more information.)

Drug Interactions

Ceftibuten may react with a few other medicines (see Drug Interactions With Ceftibuten).

What If I Overdose on This Drug?

An overdose with cephalosporin medications can cause serious problems, such as seizures or a coma. If you think you have taken too much ceftibuten, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Cedax Overdose for more information.)

Storage Information

Ceftibuten capsules should be stored at room temperature. The powder used to make the liquid suspension should be stored at room temperature until it is mixed by your pharmacist. After it is mixed, the suspension should be kept under refrigeration and must be discarded after 14 days.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Ceftibuten?

If you forget to take your dose of ceftibuten, take it as soon as you remember, unless it is almost time for your next dose. In this case, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.

Is There a Generic Version?

Ceftibuten is not available in generic form (see Generic Cedax).
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