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Dietary Instructions With Cefdinir

There are no dietary restrictions with Cefdinir. It can be taken with or without food. If you suffer from an upset stomach while taking it, try taking it with food or milk. People with diabetes should be aware that the liquid form of cefdinir does contain a fair amount of sugar (2.86g/5mL sucrose).
 

Dosing Information

The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
 
  • The medical condition you are being treated for
  • Your age
  • If you have decreased kidney function
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may be currently taking.
     
As with any medication, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
 
(Click Dosing With Cefdinir for more information.)
  

Drug Interactions

Cefdinir can potentially interact with a number of medicines (see Drug Interactions With Cefdinir).
  

What If I Take an Overdose of Cefdinir?

People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include, but are not limited to:
 
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
 

How Should It Be Stored?

Cefdinir capsules and liquid should be stored at room temperature. They should be kept protected from light, heat, and moisture.
 
Keep cefdinir and all medications out of the reach of children.
 
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