Also Known As: Ceftibuten, Cedax
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 Pernix Therapeutics under the trade name Cedax.
It is active against Haemophilus influenzae, Moraxella catarrhalis, Escherichia coli (K. pneumoniae, K. oxytoca), Proteus vulgaris, P. mirabils, P. providence, Salmonella sp., Shigella sp., Enterobacter sp. and Streptococcus sp.