What is cefdinir?
Cefdinir is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat many different types of infections caused by bacteria.
Do not take cefdinir if you are allergic to cefdinir, or to similar antibiotics.
How should I take cefdinir?
Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medicine guides or instruction sheets. Use the medicine exactly as directed.
You may take cefdinir with or without food.
Use cefdinir for the full prescribed length of time, even if your symptoms quickly improve. Skipping doses can increase your risk of infection that is resistant to medication. Cefdinir will not treat a viral infection such as the flu or a common cold.
Cefdinir can affect the results of certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are using cefdinir.
Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.