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).
The dosage that your healthcare provider recommends will vary, depending on a number of factors, including:
The medical condition you are being treated for
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.
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
Last reviewed by: KristiMonson, PharmD;
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Omnicef [package insert]. North Chicago, IL: Abbott Laboratories;2007 June.
Food and Drug Administration, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research. Electronic orange book: approved drug products with therapeutic equivalence evaluations. FDA Web site. Available at: http://www.fda.gov/cder/ob/.
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