Doctor insights on:
Cefdinir Allergy In Children
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Been treated for uti's which return. usually on omnicef to prevent them when needed. doctors are looking into why this happens (endometrosis, etc). now I have bronchitis like symptoms, fevers, mucus drainage, no allergies, just seasonal and antihistimes d
Uti's: Recurrent uti can occur after vaginal intercourse,taking baths instead of showers,wearing very tight jeans,or from structural anatomic abnormalities of the urinary tract. A Urologist is best qualified to evaluate and treat you. If bronchitis is not improving a course of appropriate antibiotics should help. ...Read more
10 year old has strep and started cefdinir at noon today. I have 3 other children, including a 5 week old. What are the chances everyone will get it?
Unlikely for all: Cited attack rates within families range from a high of 1/4 to a low of 1/32. The 5 wk old would never be expected to get any febrile illness but should go in immediately if it did, not because of strep A but from the possibility of it being birth related germs. It is certainly worth monitoring of all. The infected kid will not be contagious after a day or so on meds. ...Read more
What's the different between Cefdinir to any other antibiotics for sinus infection in children? Any side effect?
Sinusitis: cefdinir,a third generation cephalosporin, is good for acute bacterial sinusitis, although for chronic sinusitis might not be as effective, as longer duration is needed and a broader antibiotic spectrum, side effects not that common, diarrhea, pruritus, and others, caution if hypersensitive to the drug, good luck ...Read more
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 yourself, get seen at the nearest emergency room now. Have a friend or relative drive you or call 911 for emergency services for transport. You can call the National suicide hotlines 24/7 at 1-800-suicide (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273 – talk ...Read more
Is it ok to take phenermine with omnicef (cefdinir) and tussicaps..Which are amazing by the way(tussicaps)?
Not really: I would not taking your appetite suppressant together wit tussicaps because of possible drug interaction with central nervous system since tussicap have chlrorephenamine(antihistamine with sedation effect) and hydrocodone.I would not take your Phentermine till you are better with your cough. ...Read more
Not "good," may work: Tooth abscess antibiotic protocol for adults: pain/infection localized at tooth + use penicillin - allergic to penicillin, use clindamycin pain/infection has spread (pain around ear or below jaw line, or face has swelled) + use clindamycin + or, use a amoxicillin/metronidazole combo. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cefdinir: The antibiotic Cefdinir is a wide spectrum antibiotic, and does not have appreciable effect on the progesterone "mini pill". The effect of the "mini pill" is on the lining of the uterus, and the effect creates an environment which prevents implantation of the fertilized egg. The effect on the uterine lining will last even if some of the progesterone is not absorbed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
YES: I suggest stsaggering doses by 2-4 hrs. ...Read more
Yes: If this is prescribed by your doctor. ...Read more
Most children do not: have any side effects from Cefdinir (generic for Omnicef). However if there are, the most common is loose stools. A rash, including hives, can also occur, especially if the child is allergic to other drugs in that class, called cephalosporins. Some children who are allergic to penicillin are also allergic to that class, but most of the time they are not. ...Read more