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Cedax Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- What are the possible side effects of ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- What is the most important information I should know about ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- How should I take ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cedax)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cedax)?
- What should I avoid while taking ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- What other drugs will affect ceftibuten (Cedax)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cedax)?
Take the medication as soon as you remember the missed dose. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and use the medicine at your next regularly scheduled time. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Cedax)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include seizure (convulsions).
What should I avoid while taking ceftibuten (Cedax)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or has blood in it, call your doctor. Do not use any medicine to stop the diarrhea unless your doctor has told you to.
What other drugs will affect ceftibuten (Cedax)?
Before taking ceftibuten, tell your doctor if you are taking any medication that reduces stomach acid, such as:
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- famotidine (Pepcid);
- omeprazole (Prilosec); or
- ranitidine (Zantac), and others.
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with ceftibuten. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start taking a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about ceftibuten.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Cedax Information
- Cedax Drug Interactions Center: ceftibuten oral
- Cedax Side Effects Center
- Cedax Overview including Precautions
- Cedax FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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