Omnicef (generic name: cefdinir; brand names include: Sefdin / Adcef) is a semi-synthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic that belongs to a group of medicines known as third generation cephalosporin antibiotics.
Omnicef is one of the highest-selling cephalosporin antibiotics in the United States.
Omnicef is used for the treatment of various bacterial infections including pneumonia, bronchitis, otitis media, sinusitis, pharyngitis/tonsillitis, and skin and skin structure infections.
Follow the directions for using this medicine provided by your doctor. Take Omnicef exactly as directed.
The usual adult dosage is 600 mg daily. The duration of treatment varies according to the type of infection.
Tell your doctor before taking Omnicef, if:
you are allergic to any medicines;
you have any serious medical conditions including severe kidney disease;
you are pregnant or breast-feeding.
Active ingredient: cefdinir.