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Information on cefdinir overdosage in humans is not available. In acute rodent toxicity studies, a single oral 5600-mg/kg dose produced no adverse effects. Toxic signs and symptoms following overdosage with other β-lactam antibiotics have included nausea, vomiting, epigastric distress, diarrhea, and convulsions. Hemodialysis removes cefdinir from the body. This may be useful in the event of a serious toxic reaction from overdosage, particularly if renal function is compromised.


OMNICEF (cefdinir) is contraindicated in patients with known allergy to the cephalosporin class of antibiotics.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 2/13/2009


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