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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes: Omnicef (a brand of the antibiotic cefdinir) is safe to use during pregnancy and is not detected in breast milk.
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Cirino
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Prob 3 hours: Pharmokokinetics suggest that the drug has a peak plasma level of 3 hours after undergoing absorption in GI tract. This would suggest that it is acti ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Antibiotic: Treats certain types of skin infections, throat infections, and lung infections, such as pneumonia, bronchitis, sinusitis, pharyngitis, or tonsillitis ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
No difference: They're the same thing. Omnicef is the brand name for cefdinir.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Why are you asking?: Even if this amount of cefdinir (omnicef) would not kill you - why do you need to know about lethal dosages? If you are having thoughts about killing ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience in Internal Medicine
You should be ok: You should not notice any adverse effects. Cefdinir is usually prescribed in 300mg tabs twice a day but can also be taken as 600mg once daily. Even ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
If you are having: thoughts about killing yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: One is an antibiotic, the other a cough suppressant.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jon Ahrendsen
38 years experience in Family Medicine
About 9-10 hours: It takes 5.5 x elimination half lifes for a medicine to be out of ones system. The elimination half life of Omnicef (cefdinir) is approximately 1.7 ho ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Omnicef overdose: Omnicef (cefdinir) is an antibiotic. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used.

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