Compare Bactrim vs. Cedax
Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.
Bactrim (sulfamethoxazole / trimethoprim) is good for treating many bacterial infections and is available as a generic. However, you can be more likely to sunburn.
Cedax (ceftibuten) is good for treating many bacterial infections, but be sure to finish the full course of treatment.
- Widely available as a generic product and in a variety of formulations (tablet, capsule, suspension).
- Works well to treat many types of bacterial infections
- Used to treat many types of bacterial infections.
- Available as a pill or liquid suspension.
- People usually have few side effects when taking it.
- Cedax (ceftibuten) is available as a generic.
- Makes you sensitive to the sun.
- Can upset your stomach
- Drink plenty of water or fluids to avoid harming your kidneys
- May cause birth defects
- Cedax (ceftibuten) can cause diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and headache.
- If you're on blood thinners, let your doctor know. Cedax (ceftibuten) can interact with your medicines and make you more likely to bleed.
- If you're taking the liquid suspension and you have diabetes, you will need to watch your blood sugar closely. You must take it 2 hours before or 1 hour after a meal.
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- Abnormal changes in kidney function4%
- Abrnormal changes in laboratory blood test3%
- Upset stomach2%
- Abdominal pain2%
- Loose stools2%
- Harm to fetus
- Lower kidney function
- Taking other medicines that lower kidney function
- Kidney problems
- Kidney problems
- Kidney disease
- Allergic reaction
- History of penicillin allergy
- History of cephalosporin allergy
- New infection
- Taking Cedax (ceftibuten) for a long time