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Sefdin 300 mg


$80.00$205.00

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Capsules

Equivalent Brand

Omnicef

Generic Name

Cefdinir

Indication

Bacterial infections

Manufacturer

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Packaging

10 capsules in 1 strip

Composition

Cefdinir (300mg)

Pack Size PricePrice/UnitQuantity
30 Capsule/s $80.00$2.67 /Piece
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60 Capsule/s $150.00$2.50 /Piece
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90 Capsule/s $205.00$2.28 /Piece
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Description

Sefdin 300 mg (Cefdinir)

Cefdinir is used to treat respiratory tract infections such as inflammation of tonsils (tonsillitis), throat (pharyngitis) or air passages (bronchitis), lung (pneumonia), sinus infection (sinusitis), ear infections (otitis media), and skin infections.

How it works

Cefdinir belongs to group of medicines called cephalosporin antibiotics. It kills the bacteria by interrupting the bacterial cell wall (outer coating of bacteria) formation. As a result, the bacterial cell wall is weakened and ruptured, thereby killing the bacteria.

What is Cefdinir?

Cefdinir is a antibiotic drug that belongs to a group of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is prescribed for the treatment of various bacterial infections in the body. Cefdinir is available under various trade names, a couple of which are Omnicef and Zefdinir (made by Aurobindo Pharma Ltd.). This medication may also be given for conditions other than those listed in this description.

Important Information about Cefdinir

  •  You should not take Cefdinir (Omnicef, Zefdinir) if you are allergic to it or to other cephalosporin antibiotics such as cefaclor, cefadroxil, cefditoren, cefixime, cefprozil, ceftazidime, cefuroxime, or others.
  •  Prior to taking Cefdinir, let your doctor known if you have or had a history of any of these conditions: liver or kidney disease, a stomach or intestinal disorder such as colitis, diabetes, or if you are malnourished.
  •  Cefdinir falls into the FDA pregnancy category B meaning that it is not expected to harm an unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. However, it is advised that you take this medicine with proper medical advice if you are a pregnant or breast feeding woman.
  •  Cefdinir like all antibiotics should be taken for the full prescribed period even if the symptoms have subsided. Symptoms usually go away before your body is free from the infection completely. Discontinuing the medication before the prescribed period can be harmful and can cause a drug resistant infection later on that cannot be treated with common antibiotic medications.

Before taking Cefdinir

Cefdinir is a prescription only drug which means that that it is only available with a doctor’s prescription. Consult your doctor before taking Cefdinir as all antibiotic medications are strictly to be taken with a doctor’s prescription. Let him or her know if you have or ever had any of the following conditions: severe liver disease, diarrhea with a fever, or watery or bloody diarrhea.

How should I take Cefdinir?

Take Cefdinir (Omnicef, Zefdinir) strictly according to your doctor’s directions or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Cefdinir can be taken with or without food. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.

Dosage information for Cefdinir?

  • What if I miss a dose?
    Medications work properly if taken on schedule as prescribed. Missing even a single dose of medication may cause your condition to deteriorate. If you miss a dose of Cefdinir, take it as soon as you remember it. However, forget about the missed dose if the time for the next scheduled dose is near and continue with your original dosing schedule.
  • What if I overdose?
    In case of an overdose of Cefdinir, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.

Cefdinir Side Effects

  •  Some of the side effects of Cefdinir are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, dizziness, joint paint, vaginal itching or discharge. These effects are non serious and should go away after some time.
  •  The details provided here are limited and non exhaustive. You may experience some side effects which have no reference over here. If you feel that the effects are serious, do not hesitate to seek emergency medical assistance.

Frequently asked questions

Cefdinir
Q. Is cefdinir safe during pregnancy?
Cefdinir can be taken during pregnancy if the benefit outweighs the risk.

Q. Is it safe to use cefdinir during breastfeeding?
Cefdinir should be given only if the potential benefit justifies the potential risk to the infant. Please follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use.

Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic.

Q. Does cefdinir affect birth control?
Cefdinir can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

Q. Does cefdinir cause constipation, red stool, or diarrhea?
Cefdinir may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation.

Q. Can I take cefdinir with milk or alcohol?
Yes, you can take cefdinir with milk. If you will take cefdinir and alcohol together, you may feel more dizzy. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

Q. Does cefdinir treat strep or sore throat, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder infection, or tooth infection?
Yes, you can take cefdinir in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug.

Q. Is cefdinir gluten free?
Yes. Cefdinir is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

Q. Is cefdinir generic?
Yes, cefdinir is available as generic drug.

Q. Does cefdinir liquid need to be refrigerated?
Cefdinir needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen.

Q. Is cefdinir safe?
Cefdinir is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.

Additional information

Country of Origin

India

Dosage Form

Capsules

Equivalent Brand

Omnicef

Generic Name

Cefdinir

Indication

Bacterial infections

Manufacturer

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Packaging

10 capsules in 1 strip

Composition

Cefdinir (300mg)

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