Cefdinir, sold under the brand name Omnicef among others, is an antibiotic used to treat pneumonia, otitis media, strep throat, and cellulitis. It is a less preferred option for pneumonia, otitis media, and strep throat which may be used in those with a severe allergy to penicillin. It is taken by mouth. Cefdinir.What is the active ingredient in Omnicef capsules and oral suspension?
OMNICEF (cefdinir) capsules and OMNICEF (cefdinir) for oral suspension contain the active ingredient cefdinir, an extended-spectrum, semisynthetic cephalosporin, for oral administration.What is the best way to take Omnicef?
Take Omnicef exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label. You may take Omnicef with or without food. Shake the oral suspension (liquid) well just before you measure a dose.What is the generic name for Omnicef (SEF Dih Neer)?
Generic name: cefdinir (SEF dih neer) Brand name: Omnicef, Omnicef Omni-Pac Drug class: Third generation cephalosporins Medically reviewed by Philip Thornton, DipPharm.