Ceftibuten is a Medicine belongs to Antibacterials group whose information about Brand can be referenced from   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38  

  ►   Brandname : Procadax, Cedax; Keimax
  ►  Strength : Capsule with 400 mg.  Suspension with 90/5 mg/ml.  Suspension with 180/5 mg/ml. 

Reference of this Medicine for its Strength can be taken from   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 807   Edition : 12  
A Route of administration in pharmacology and toxicology is the path by which a drug, fluid, poison, or other substance is taken into the body. Routes of administration are generally classified by the location at which the substance is applied. Common examples include oral and intravenous administration.

  ►  Route of administration : Oral
Reference :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38  

Dosing of Medicine differ in Adult & Pediatrics ↓

Adult Dose

S.No Ailment   Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency   Additional Info
1 Susceptible bacterial infections Oral 400 mg Capsule o.d. Given In Urinary-tract and respiratory-tract infections, on an empty stomach.

Ref :-  Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38  



Pediatric Dose

S.No Ailment   Age Min   Age Max   Weight ( Kg ) Route   Dose Min   Dose Max   Unit   Dosage Form   Frequency  Additional Info  
1 Susceptible bacterial infections more than 6 Month less than 45kg and 45 kg Oral 9 mg/kg Capsule

Ref :- Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38  
►  Side Effect : Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal disturbance, Headache, Skin rashes, Hypersensitivity reactions, Urticaria, Eosinophilia, Fever, Serum-sickness, Anaphylaxis
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38.   Martindale    Page : 252,235   Edition : 38.  

►  Drug Interaction : Drug interaction of Ceftibuten is with NA

  ►    Mechanism of Drug Drug Interaction : 
Ref :-   Book :    Page :    Edition : .  


►  Contraindication : Hypersensitive to other cephalosporins, Penicillin-sensitive patient, Renal impairment
Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252,235   Edition : 38.  
  ►  Mechanism of Action :   Ceftibuten inhibits the bacterial growth by interfearing with the transpeptidation reaction of bacterial cell wall synthesis. Ceftibuten is a structural analog of the natural D-Ala-D-Ala substrate, covalently bind to the active site of PBPs. This inhibits the transpeptidation reaction, halting peptidoglycan synthesis, and the cell dies.
Ref :-   Book : Basic & Clinical pharmacology    Page : 792   Edition : 12.  

Pathway of DIETARY Product


​   ► Act.Comp / Nutrient / Food / Herb as follows :- Neem with Another pathway.  

  ►  Pathway with its reference as follows :-
  • antiseptic and disinfectant effect . --- (PDR for Herbal medicines. (2000) (4th ed.). U.S. )

  •   ►  URL --
  • http://www.travolekar.ru/arch/Pdr_for_Herbal_Medicines.pdf .

  • DIETARY Substance Interactions


    ​   ► This Medicine interact with :- NA



    ContraIndication DIETARY Substance


    ​   ► This Medicine contraindicate with :- NA

    ►   Route of Elimination :   Fecal, Renal
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38.  

    ►    Plasma Half-life :   Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   2.3 hours.  
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38.  

    ►    Peak Plasma Concentration :   Min value :-   2 hours,    Max value :-   NA
    Ref :-   Book : Martindale    Page : 252   Edition : 38.