Tsedeks - cephalosporin antibiotic.

Pharmacological action

According to the instructions Tsedeks  Packing Tsedeks
 It contains the active substance ceftibuten and belongs to the 3rd generation cephalosporin antibiotic for oral administration. The mechanism of action of the drug bactericidal, involves a violation of the synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Tsedeks effectively even against bacteria resistant to other cephalosporins. He almost destroyed their fermentami- penicillinase and cephalosporinase. A wide range of action allows it to detrimental impact on gram-positive (streptococci) and Gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli and Haemophilus influenzae, morakselly, Klebsiella, Proteus). With respect anaerobes antibiotic exhibits weak activity.

Tsedeks well absorbed when taken orally, simultaneous reception of the capsules with food does not affect the absorption of the antibiotic, and the absorption of the suspension several slowed. Excretion takes place in an unchanged form through the kidneys. Antibiotic well into fluids and tissues. The therapeutic level of cerebrospinal fluid was not achieved.

Product form

Tsedeks release capsules of 400 mg, and as a powder for suspension for oral administration of 36 mg / ml.

Indications Tsedeksa

According to the antibiotic treat infections caused by susceptible to the microorganism. These are infectious diseases such as tonsillitis, pharyngitis, scarlet fever, acute otitis media, acute sinusitis, acute exacerbation of chronic bronchitis, acute community-acquired pneumonia, urogenital infections (complicated and uncomplicated). Positive feedback received Tsedeks as oral cephalosporin for the treatment of intestinal infections in children.


As analogues Tsedeks not prescribed for chronic colitis, allergic reactions to the drug or other cephalosporin antibiotics. Sometimes there are cross-allergic reactions to Tsedeks with penicillin. Do not use the drug in children younger than 6 months. In breast milk does not get an antibiotic, but its use during pregnancy and breastfeeding is recommended with caution.

Instructions for use Tsedeksa

Tsedeksa Capsules taken orally without regard to meals. For an adult dosage is 400 mg / day for 1 reception. In the case of treatment of community-acquired pneumonia, the daily dose is divided into 2 doses (200 mg 2 times a day every 12 hours). If renal disease dose reduction is required in the event of a significant decline in creatinine clearance.

Pediatric Dose Tsedeksa from 6 months to 10 years, calculated per kilogram of body weight, and is 9 mg / kg / day for 1 reception, but not more than 400 mg / day. In cases of enteritis (inflammation of the intestinal wall) is desirable dose divided into 2 doses. Children older than 10 years can receive a daily dose of an adult.

A convenient form  Capsules Tsedeks
 for small children is a suspension with cherry flavor. Her take 1 hour before or after a meal, after shaking the bottle vigorously. To prepare the suspension Tsedeksapo instructions powder in the vial is diluted with 25 ml of cool water. The finished suspension was stored in a refrigerator up to 2 weeks.

Antacids impair absorption Tsedeksa between them and taking the antibiotic must be an interval of 1 hour.

An analogue of a drug Tsedeksa Supraks.

Side effects Tsedeksa

In the opinion of Tsedeks sometimes cause allergy, dyspepsia as nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea, headaches and dizziness, changes in the biochemical and general blood tests. After discontinuation of the drug they are alone.