Omnicef (cefdinir) is in a class of antibiotics called cephalosporins. It is a third generation cephalosporin. Amoxicillin is classed as an aminopenicillin. They are both used to treat some of the same things like infections in the nose, ears, throat, skin, lungs, sinuses etc.What generation is Omnicef?
Cefdinir and cefixime (Suprax) are partially man made (semi-synthetic) 3rd generation antibiotics that belong to the drug class called cephalosporins. Bacteria cannot survive without a cell wall, so cephalosporins prevent the bacteria from multiplying, which then prevents bacteria from forming the walls that surround them.Is Omnicef a penicillin derivative?
In brief: Omnicef (cefdinir) Cefdinir is an oral later generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It is not a penicillin derivative but does have a beta-lactam ring in its structure, similar to that of penicillins. Cefdinir is an oral later generation cephalosporin antibiotic.Is Omnicef good for UTI?
Omnicef is seldom prescribed to treat UTI. Despite this fact, clinical tests proved that the drug is good in the curing of various urinary contagions. Doctors have found out that the pharmaceutic can cure urethra affected by bacteria.