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Cefdinir Information

Cefdinir Benefits & Uses

Cefdinir is used to treat the following -

Cefdinir Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Cefdinir


Cefdinir Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Cefdinir is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Allergic reaction
  4. Rash
  5. Headache Mild
  6. Abdominal cramp
  7. Dyspepsia
  8. Flatulence Mild
  9. Dry Mouth Mild
  10. Insomnia Mild
  11. Fever Mild
  12. Maculopapular rash
  13. Abdominal Pain Mild
  14. Mouth ulcer Moderate
  15. Jaundice Moderate
  16. Increased Liver Enzymes
  17. Hepatitis
  18. Angioedema Severe

Cefdinir Related Warnings

Is the use of Cefdinir safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Cefdinir safely.


Is the use of Cefdinir safe during breastfeeding?

Cefdinir does not show any side effects in breastfeeding women.


What is the effect of Cefdinir on the Kidneys?

Cefdinir rarely harms the kidneys.


What is the effect of Cefdinir on the Liver?

Cefdinir is not harmful for the liver.


What is the effect of Cefdinir on the Heart?

Cefdinir is completely safe for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Cefdinir with Other Drugs

Cefdinir should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Cefdinir Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Cefdinir unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Diabetes
  2. Ulcerative Colitis
  3. Gastritis
  4. Kidney Disease
  5. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Cefdinir

Is this Cefdinir habit forming or addictive?

Cefdinir is not addictive in nature.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Cefdinir you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.


Is it safe?

Cefdinir is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

No, Cefdinir is not used to treat mental disorders.


Cefdinir Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Cefdinir

Taking Cefdinir with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.


Interaction between Alcohol and Cefdinir

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Cefdinir with alcohol will be.

This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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