Medicine Overview of Cefdiel Injection
Uses of Cefdiel Injection
Cefdiel 500mg Injection is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.
Side effects of Cefdiel Injection
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
How to use Cefdiel Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Cefdiel Injection works
Cefdiel 500mg injection is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.
In Depth Information on Cefdiel Injection
Expert advice for Cefdiel Injection
- Always take the complete course of treatment, as advised by your doctor even if you feel better.
- Never take an antibiotic for a viral infection like a cold or the flu.
- Can lead to nausea and diarrhoea frequently. If this becomes severe or persistent or you notice that your stool contains blood or mucus you should stop taking Cefdiel immediately and consult your doctor.
- Inform your doctor if you develop a rash or other unexpected symptoms.
- Inform your doctor if there is the previous history of drug allergy.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
Special precautions for Cefdiel 500mg Injection
Cefdiel 500mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing,+more
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
Cefdiel 500mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Cefdiel 500mg Injection 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.+more
Avoid prolonged use of Cefdiel 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea....
Avoid prolonged use of Cefdiel 500mg Injection, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Cefdiel 500mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tir+more
ed, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Cefdiel 500mg Injection should be used with caution in patie+more
nts with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cefdiel 500mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Cefdiel 500mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients+more
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Cefdiel 500mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
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.
Frequently asked questions for Cefdiel 500mg Injection
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
Q. Does Cefdiel treat strep or sore throat, urinary tract infection (UTI), bladder infection, or tooth infection?
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.
Substitutes for Cefdiel
No substitutes found for this medicine