There are no dietary restrictions with Omnicef. It can be taken with or without food. If you have an upset stomach while taking it, try taking it with food or milk. Diabetics should be aware that the liquid form does contain a fair amount of sugar (2.86g/5mL sucrose).
The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
- The medical condition you are being treated for
- Your age
- If you have decreased kidney function
- Other medical conditions you may have
- Other medications you are currently taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Omnicef Dosage for more information.)
As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Omnicef. Not everyone who takes the medication, however, will experience side effects. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor, meaning that they require no treatment or are easily treated by your healthcare provider.
Common side effects with Omnicef include but are not limited to:
Serious side effects can also occur, but these are less common.
(Click Omnicef Side Effects to learn more.)