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Is omnicef (cefdinir) part of the penicillin family?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
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, similar to that of penicillins.

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