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Overdosage of cephalosporins can cause cerebral irritation leading to convulsions. Ceftibuten is readily dialyzable and significant quantities (65% of plasma concentrations) can be removed from the circulation by a single hemodialysis session. Information does not exist with regard to removal of ceftibuten by peritoneal dialysis.
CEDAX (ceftibuten) is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to the cephalosporin group of antibiotics.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/5/2011
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