What is Omnicef
Approved as Treatment by the FDACefdinir, also known as Omnicef, is approved by the FDA for 17 uses including Acute maxillary sinusitis caused by M. catarrhalis and Acute maxillary sinusitis caused by H. influenzae .
When to interrupt dosageThe measure of Omnicef is contingent upon the diagnosed disorder, including Communicable Diseases, Bronchitis and Haemophilus parainfluenzae. The magnitude of dosage is contingent upon the approach of delivering the drug (e.g. Capsule or Capsule - Oral) as outlined in the table beneath.
Omnicef Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Omnicef?Nine ongoing investigations are assessing the utility of Omnicef for the treatment of Tonsillitis, Streptococcal Pharyngitis and Communicable Diseases.
Omnicef Reviews: What are patients saying about Omnicef?
Patient Q&A Section about omnicefThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
What is Omnicef used to treat?
"It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu).
Cefdinir is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections by stopping the growth of bacteria. This antibiotic only treats bacterial infections and will not work for viral infections such as the common cold or flu."
Why was Omnicef discontinued?
"About 0.4% of patients had to stop taking cefdinir because they developed gastrointestinal problems like diarrhea or nausea. 19 out of 5093 patients developed a rash that was possibly caused by the medication."
Is Omnicef the same as amoxicillin?
"Are Omicef and Amoxicillin drugs that treat similar infections? Omnicef (cefdinir) is a cephalosporin antibiotic and amoxicillin is a penicillin-type antibiotic. They are both drugs that are used to treat infections, but they are in different drug classes."