Omnicef Medication Information

Omnicef® (cefdinir) is a medication used to treat certain bacterial infections, such as pneumonia, sinus infections, and bronchitis. However, because Omnicef is not suitable for everyone, make sure to review the prescribing information on Omnicef before starting treatment with this drug.
 
For example, you may not be able to take Omnicef if you have certain medical conditions, such as kidney disease, certain allergies, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Also, you may not be able to safely use Omnicef if you are currently taking certain medications (including some vitamins, herbal supplements, and non-prescription drugs).
 
Although most people do not experience problems with this medication, Omnicef can cause side effects. Some of the common side effects include nausea, headaches, and diarrhea. Omnicef comes in the form of capsules and an oral suspension (liquid), and is typically taken once or twice a day. For more information on this product, talk to your pharmacist or healthcare provider.
 
(Click Omnicef for a more in-depth look at this topic. This article discusses how Omnicef works, lists possible side effects, and offers some general tips on when and how to take this medicine.)
 
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