Cefdinir


Generic Medicine Info
Administration
May be taken with or without food.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cefdinir or other cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ history of penicillin allergy and colitis. Renal impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor renal function; observe for signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis during 1st dose.
Adverse Reactions
Diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, headache, skin rash, vulvovaginal candidiasis, proteinuria, elevated urine leukocytes, lymphocytosis, decreased serum bicarbonate, increased serum ALT and urine specific gravity.
Potentially Fatal: Anaphylaxis, Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea and colitis.
Drug Interactions
Concomitant admin w/ antacids or Fe supplements reduce the rate and extent of absorption. Admin w/ Fe supplements may cause reddish stools. Decreased renal elimination w/ probenecid.
CIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DD15 - cefdinir ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
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