Infectious Disease Compendium

Cefdinir (Omnicef®)

Dosing

CrCl Formula

CrCl > 30: 300 mg po q 12 h.

CrCl < 30: 300 mg po qd.

Hemodialysis:

Peritoneal dialysis:

Important side effects

Important drug interactions

Antacids and iron decrease absorption.

Rants and Screeds

Pearls

Treatment of choice

Use for

Bronchitis - acute and chronic, Cellulitis, Otitis media, Pharyngitis / tonsillitis - streptococcal, Pneumonia, Sinusitis, Vaginitis.

Don't use for

Class

Third generation cephalosporin.