Medicine Overview of Zefdinir Suspension
Zefdinir Suspension 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.
Nausea, Diarrhoea, Allergic reaction.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Measure it with a measuring cup and take it by mouth. Shake well before use. Zefdinir Suspension may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Zefdinir Suspension is an antibiotic. It works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria in the human body.
In Depth Information on Zefdinir Suspension
Your doctor has prescribed Zefdinir to cure your infection and improve symptoms.
Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
Discontinue Zefdinir 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, Zefdinir can interact with your medications and increase your bleeding tendencies.
Zefdinir Suspension related warnings
Zefdinir Suspension may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Zefdinir Suspension 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.
Zefdinir Suspension 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 Zefdinir Suspension, since it may have possible effects such as rash and diarrhea.
Zefdinir Suspension may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Zefdinir Suspension should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Zefdinir Suspension may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Zefdinir Suspension is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Zefdinir Suspension may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Zefdinir Suspension, 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 about Zefdinir Suspension
Q. Is cefdinir a penicillin or sulfa drug?
No, cefdinir is not a penicillin or sulfa drug. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic
Zefdinir can reduce effectiveness of birth control pills. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug
Zefdinir 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 Zefdinir in strep or sore throat; UTI, or bladder infection. Please consult your doctor for your medical condition before taking the drug
Yes. Zefdinir is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use
Yes, Zefdinir is available as generic drug
Zefdinir needs to be stored at 15° to 30°C. It should not be frozen
Zefdinir is relatively safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
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