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cefdinir vs amoxicillin

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Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience Family Medicine
Different family: Amoxicillin belongs in the penicillin family where as Cefdinir belongs in the cephalosporin family. There is some cross reactivity when it comes to a ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Kanter
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes: Omnicef (cefdinir) is in a group of antibiotics called cephalosporin's. Amoxicillin is in the penicillin group. While there is some cross allergies to ... Read More
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
35 years experience Pediatric Pulmonology
MGt: The allergic reaction to Amoxicillin can still be the cause of this rash, but a new drug allergy is also possible. He should be treated with an antihi ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Penicillin: If u had penicillin before, no need to worry.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Call your dentist: You can't just take a different antibiotic.. it doesn't work that way. Amoxicillin is the drug of choice for prophylaxis. You may have to quickly get ... Read More
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
Fever: strep throat is extremely sensitive to antibiotics, weather it is amoxicillin or cefidnir. If your child is not responding, it means that there is som ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
27 years experience Family Medicine
Strep: Nothing is better than penicillin for strep pharyngitis. Is that simple. 2 penicillins: injection is the best (bicillin la), or oral pen vk is good ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
Recommendation : In addition to antibiotic you can use OTC meds to help yourself. One of them is Sudafed 12 H or another one: Day and nite Quil . And follow the instr ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
IT IS SAFE: Penicillins which includes Amoxicillin are related structurally to cephalosporins like omnicef, (cefdinir) and a result of that there is a cocenn that ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harris Lilienfeld
52 years experience Pediatrics
Other illness: Problem may be some other cause of illness. Would consider mononucleosis, other viral illness. Blood testing will help.
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