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What is the difference between amoxicillin vs cefdinir?

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Dr. Steve Choi
21 years experience in 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 allergies; they both kill bacteria by affecting cell wall, but they are different.
Answered on Jul 7, 2018

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