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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C15H14N4O6S2, used primarily to treat ear and respiratory infections.

[cef(a)- + t(h)i(azole) + buten(e).]
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Pernix or the Company), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced the sale of a non-core product, Cedax (ceftibuten capsules and ceftibuten for oral suspension), a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic for the treatment of acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis and middle ear infection, to SI Pharmaceuticals, LLC, for $2 million in gross cash proceeds.
Among its brands are the antibiotic for middle ear infections Cedax, topical treatment for head lice Natroba and a family of prescription treatments for cough and cold - Brovex, Aldex and Pediatex, as well as many others.
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