Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT

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Composition for Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT

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Medicine Overview of Cefdiel Tablet DT

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Uses of Cefdiel Tablet DT

Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT is used in the treatment of bacterial infections
It is used for short-term treatment of bacterial infections of urinary tract, skin and soft-tissue, ear, bone, blood, abdomen, genital and lungs (pneumonia). It is also used to prevent infections after surgery.
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Side effects of Cefdiel Tablet DT

Common

Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.

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How to use Cefdiel Tablet DT

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Dissolve it in a glass of water before taking it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT at a fixed time.

How Cefdiel Tablet DT works

Cefdiel 250mg tablet dt is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming their own protective covering which is required for their survival in the human body.

In Depth Information on Cefdiel Tablet DT

Expert advice for Cefdiel Tablet DT

  • Make sure you complete the course even if you start to feel better.
  • Discontinue Cefdiel and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
  • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
  • If you're on blood thinners, Cefdiel can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT may cause symptoms such as flushing,
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

Avoid prolonged use of Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
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Driving
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT should be used with caution in patie
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Cefdinir, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Cefdiel 250mg Tablet DT

Frequently asked questions for Cefdinir

Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Cefdiel can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Cefdiel may cause diarrhea or red stool but it is not known to cause constipation
Q. Can I take cefdinir with Allegra (fexofenadine hydrochloride), Benadryl (diphenhydramine), Mucinex (guaifenesin), Nyquil (acetaminophen, dextromethorphan, doxylamine, and pseudoephedrine), Sudafed (dextromethorphan and phenylephrine), Tylenol (acetaminophen), hydrocodone, or ibuprofen?
Cefdinir is not reported to interact with Allegra, Benadryl, Nyquil, Sudafed, Tylenol, hydrocodone, or ibuprofen. Please follow the advice of the doctor regarding their simultaneous use
Yes, you can take Cefdiel in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Cefdiel is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Cefdiel is available as generic drug
Cefdiel needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Cefdiel is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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Substitutes for Cefdiel

No substitutes found for this medicine
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