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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 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 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 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.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Leander Po
17 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends for what...: Uti-within 24 hrs. Skin/ soft tissue- a couple of days. Ear infection- a few days.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: I would not taking your appetite suppressant together wit tussicaps because of possible drug interaction with central nervous system since tussicap ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Omnicef (cefdinir): Cefdinir is an oral later generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is not a penicillin derivative but does have a beta-lactam ring in its structure, s ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Omnicef (cefdinir): Nausea, headache, diarrhea, rash.
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