Omnicef Risks

Although many people do not experience any problems while taking Omnicef® (cefdinir), this medication is not free of risks. Some of the most common risks with Omnicef include:
 
If any problems do occur, they tend to be minor and either require no treatment or are easily treated by you or your healthcare provider. However, there are some potentially serious Omnicef side effects that require immediate medical attention. Contact your healthcare provider if you experience serious problems such as difficulty breathing, bloody stools, or blurred vision.
 
Other warnings and precautions apply to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as people who have certain allergies (including allergies to foods, dyes, or preservatives). Also, you may not be able to take Omnicef if you have certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease.
 
(Click Omnicef Side Effects and Omnicef Precautions and Warnings for more information on possible risks of taking this medication.)
 
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD; Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
Last updated/reviewed:
eMedTV Links
Copyright © 2006-2014 Clinaero, Inc.

eMedTV serves only as an informational resource. This site does not dispense medical advice or advice of any kind. Site users seeking medical advice about their specific situation should consult with their own physician. Click Terms of Use for more information.

This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.