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Doctor insights on: Omnicef Liver

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Dr. Ralph Wharton
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Liver (Definition)

This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more


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Ast 50 ALT 110 have been fluctuating have a fatty liver was on statins took me off enzymes went to normal now high again. Was on cefdinir 300mg why?

Ast 50  ALT  110 have been fluctuating  have a fatty liver was on statins took me off enzymes went to normal now high again. Was on cefdinir 300mg why?

Cefdinir=antibiotic: Cefdinir is an antibiotic. I have not idea why you were prescribed this antibiotic. You need to ask your prescribing physician. Regarding your fatty liver, weight loss, well more specifically fat loss, is key via healthy nutrition & regular exercise. Check out http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/nonalcoholic-fatty-liver-disease/ds00577 for more info. Avoid Acetaminophen & alcohol until liver healthy. ...Read more

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Is omnicef (cefdinir) part of the penicillin family?

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. ...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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Diagnosed with acute sinusitis10 days ago. Fnp put me on omnicef (cefdinir) 300mg 2x daily for 10 days and some other decongestants. Has not improved. Should i go back, or give it more time/what else can I do?

Diagnosed with acute sinusitis10 days ago. Fnp put me on omnicef (cefdinir) 300mg 2x daily for 10  days and some other decongestants. Has not improved. Should i go back, or give it more time/what else can I do?

Need re-examination: After 10 days on an antibiotic, your symptoms should have improved, though maybe not 100%. If not improved at all, might need stronger antibiotic, prescription nasal spray, etc. I also recommend saline nasal spray or sinus irrigation such as with a nettie pot. Take Guaifenesin (mucinex) also to thin out the secretions. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
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Cefdinir (Definition)

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


Dr. Dariush Saghafi
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Omnicef (Definition)

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