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What is the definition or description of: Omnicef allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Omnicef allergy?

Omnicef allergy: Omnicef (Cefdinir) is an antibiotic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/omnicef-drug. Htm ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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


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I wanted to know is it possible to have an allergy to omnicef (cefdinir) but not amoxicillin?

I wanted to know is it possible to have an allergy to omnicef (cefdinir) but not amoxicillin?

Yes: Omnicef (cefdinir) is in a group of antibiotics called cephalosporin's. Amoxicillin is in the penicillin group. While there is some cross allergies to the 2, they are separate chemicals. ...Read more

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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

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

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What is the definition or description of: Cefdinir allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefdinir allergy?

Cefdinir allergy: CEFDINIR is a cephalosporin antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections. For info about adverse reactions to include allergy see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/omnicef-side-effects-drug-center. Htm ...Read more

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Can I take omnicef (cefdinir) and brestfeed?

Can I take omnicef (cefdinir) and brestfeed?

Yes: Omnicef (a brand of the antibiotic cefdinir) is safe to use during pregnancy and is not detected in breast milk. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take phenermine with omnicef (cefdinir) and tussicaps. Which are amazing by the way (tussicaps)?

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

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What is the treatment for omnicef (cefdinir) overdose?

What is the treatment for omnicef (cefdinir) overdose?

Omnicef (cefdinir): Medical attention & stabilization in er might be in order, like any overdose. ...Read more

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Is omnicef (cefdinir) good for tooth abcesses?

Is omnicef (cefdinir) good for tooth abcesses?

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 more

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My baby taking omnicef (cefdinir) she spit some out should I give her a littlemore?

Spitting rule: If they spit it up within the first few minutes you can repeat a full dose. If it sits for 5-30min, no more than half. If >30 I would't give any. It is often good to wait an hour or two & be sure the kid has kept down something else for a good while before attempting to re-dose, or you'll just loose another dose. ...Read more

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I was prescribed omnicef (cefdinir) for acne. Is long term, periodic use safe? I take for four days and acne stays away for about 3 months. Dr keeps refilling rx

I was prescribed omnicef (cefdinir) for acne. Is long term, periodic use safe? I take for four days and acne stays away for about 3 months. Dr keeps refilling rx

Omnicef (cefdinir) for Acne: As with all drugs, there are side effects: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/omnicef-side-effects. Html. There is also the danger of altering your normal body's bacterial flora and acquiring a second infection. Short term use and cycling off for 3 months may offer the best balance between the risks and benefits of any long term antibiotic use. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: omnicef (cefdinir)?

Cephalosporin: Cefdinir is a third generation oral cephalosporin antibiotic. It was discovered by fujisawa pharmaceutical co., ltd. "fujisawa" (now astellas) and introduced in 1991 under the brand name cefzon. ...Read more

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What happens if one possibly took 2 omnicefs (cefdinir)?

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 a one time dose of two 600mg pills shouldn`t cause any problems. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Omnicef (cefdinir) overdose?

What is the definition or description of: Omnicef (cefdinir) overdose?

Omnicef overdose: Omnicef (cefdinir) is an antibiotic. An overdose is when an excessive or dangerous amount of a medication or substance is used. ...Read more

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Omnicef (cefdinir) --what are common uses and side effects?

Omnicef (cefdinir): Omnicef (cefdinir) is a newer cousin of the old antibiotic keflex, which is used to treat primarily staph and strept infections and occasionally for bladder infections. Side effects include upset stomach, possible colitis, skin reactions, and an overgrowth of yeast on the skin or vagina occurring during or after treatment. ...Read more

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What are serious side effects of omnicef (cefdinir) 600mg capsules?

Omnicef (cefdinir): The most serious adverse effects of this antibiotic would be an antibiotic-induced colitis with severe abdominal pain and/or diarrhea, and severe allergic reactions with hives, wheezing, faintness, or shortness of breath. ...Read more

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Can I have anaphylaxis reaction to omnicef (cefdinir) days after starting or would it be immediate?

Can I have anaphylaxis reaction to omnicef (cefdinir) days after starting or would it be immediate?

Drug Reactions: Most allergic reactions occur within hours to two weeks after taking the medication and most people react to medications to which they have been exposed in the past. This process is called "sensitization." however, rashes may develop up to six weeks after starting certain types of medications. ...Read more

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Can I stink orange juice while on omnicef (cefdinir)?

Yes: Known food and drug interactions with Omnicef (cefdinir) include multivitamins with iron. Orange juice should be fine - I do not see any evidence that drinking orange juice will decrease its effectiveness. You may consider eating or taking a probiotic (like yogurt) to re-establish your healthy gut flora. (reference: lexicomp). ...Read more

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Is it safe to take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 12 hours after taking omnicef?

Is it safe to take cipro (ciprofloxacin) 12 hours after taking omnicef?

Antibiotic combo: Yes. I would not expect any significant reaction or interaction after 12 hours. Omnicef (cefdinir) is cleared by your system pretty quickly. ...Read more

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Will liquid omnicef (cefdinir) cause my five month old to have a black tongue?

Will liquid omnicef (cefdinir) cause my five month old to have a black tongue?

Colored tongue: Impossible to answer without complete history. Discoloration of the tongue can be from many causes-often the color of a liquid or food. It is often caused by yeast also. When some one is on antibiotics the oral flora changes - bacteria is less, yeast increase; bacteria can also cause color changes. Some diseases, variants may cause changes. See a specialist in oral disease-trained in oral medicine. ...Read more

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Same reaction. Anyone have bad side effects with omnicef (cefdinir) and not zithromax?

Different drugs: Omnicef (cefdinir) is a cephalosporin antibiotic and Azithromycin is in an entirely different class of drugs. There should be no cross reactions allergically. But you do not describe what side-effects to which you are referring. If this answer is not satisfactory, ask again. ...Read more

Omnicef Allergy (Definition)

Omnicef (Cefdinir) is an antibiotic. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: ...Read more


Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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Cefdinir (Definition)

Cefdinir is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more