Cefamax is an antibiotic medicine used to treat bacterial infections in your body. It is effective in infections of the lungs (eg. pneumonia), urinary t... View More
Uses of Cefamax
Side effects of Cefamax
How to use Cefamax
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and ta... View More
How Cefamax works
Cefamax is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them t... View More
What if you forget to take Cefamax?
If you miss a dose of Cefamax, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your r... View More
Respiratory tract infections, Urinary tract infections
Susp: Should be taken on an empty stomach. Take 2 hr before or 1 hr after meals. Cap: May be taken with or without food.
Oral Respiratory tract infections, Urinary tract infections Adult: 400 mg once daily for 10 days.
Child: <6 months: Safety and efficacy not established 6-12 years old or <45 kg: 9 mg/kg PO qDay; 400 mg/day PO for 10 days maximum >12 years old ... View More
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) 30-49 200 mg once daily. 5-29 100 mg once daily.
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Mode of Action
Ceftibuten inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis. It is stable to hydrolysis by many beta-lactamases and has greater activity than 1st or 2nd generatio... View More
Hypersensitivity to penicillins; renal impairment; Porphyria. Monitor renal and haematologic status. Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with cau... View More
1-10% Increased BUN (4%),Nausea (4%),Diarrhea (3%),Headache (3%),Increased eosinophils (3%),Decreased hemoglobin (2%),Dyspepsia (2%),Thrombocytosis (2%... View More
Pregnancy Category Note
Pregnancy Category: B Lactation: excretion in milk unknown; use with caution
Enhanced nephrotoxicity of aminoglycosides. Increased serum concentration w/ probenecid. Decreased serum concentration w/ zinc salts.
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