Omnicef Drug

Important Information about Omnicef


  • Omnicef generic name is cefdinir
  • Omnicef is one among cephalosporin antibiotics which is used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria, throat and tonsil infections, pneumonia, sinus infections and skin infections
  • It must be stored at room temperature and keep away from moisture and heat
  • Do not use this drug if you are allergic to cefdinir

Side Effects:

  • Diarrhea that is watery or bloody
  • Chest pain
  • Fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms
  • Unusual bleeding
  • Seizure
  • Pale or yellowed skin, dark colored urine, fever, confusion or weakness
  • Jaundice
  • Fever, sore throat, and headache with a severe blistering, peeling, and red skin rash
  • increased thirst, loss of appetite, swelling, weight gain, feeling short of breath, urinating less than usual or not at all

Less serious Omnicef side effects may include:

  • Constipation, loss of appetite, bloating, gas, upset stomach
  • Nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, mild diarrhea
  • Headache, dizziness
  • Stiff or tight muscles
  • Feeling restless or hyperactive
  • Dry mouth
  • Unusual or unpleasant taste in your mouth
  • Diaper rash in an infant taking liquid Omnicef
  • Mild itching or skin rash
  • Vaginal itching or discharge