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Cefdinir Side Effects

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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Cefdinir, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Cefdinir side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Cefdinir.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Cefdinir side effects are:
Back Pain (16 reports)
Mood Swings (13 reports)
Fatigue (13 reports)
Panic Attacks (12 reports)
Abdominal Pain (11 reports)
Anger (6 reports)
Extreme Diarrhea (4 reports)
Nightmares (3 reports)
Rashes (3 reports)

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Cefdinir Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Cefdinir reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Cefdinir on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Influenza Like Illness, Joint Stiffness, Diarrhoea, Arthralgia, Joint Swelling, Weight Bearing Difficulty, Impaired Work Ability, Musculoskeletal Pain
on Mar 08, 2013 Female from US , 27 years of age, weighting 135.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: influenza like illness, joint stiffness, diarrhoea, arthralgia, joint swelling, weight bearing difficulty, impaired work ability, musculoskeletal pain. Cefdinir dosage: 300mg Bid Po.

Headache, Dyspnoea, Confusional State, Dysarthria, Eye Irritation, Vision Blurred, Myalgia, Dizziness, Vertigo
Patient was taking Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: headache, dyspnoea, confusional state, dysarthria, eye irritation, vision blurred, myalgia, dizziness, vertigo on Mar 06, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 63 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Cefdinir dosage: 2 Capsules Daily For 10 Days.

Local Swelling, Lip Swelling, Urticaria
Adverse event was reported on Feb 13, 2013 by a Female taking Cefdinir (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 27 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: local swelling, lip swelling, urticaria.

Plicated Tongue, Ageusia, Diarrhoea, Deafness, Tongue Disorder
on Jan 14, 2013 Female from US , 87 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: plicated tongue, ageusia, diarrhoea, deafness, tongue disorder. Cefdinir dosage: (300 Mg,2 In 1 D).


Underdose, Decreased Appetite, Vomiting, Weight Decreased, Circulatory Collapse
on Dec 27, 2012 Male from US , weighting 15.43 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: underdose, decreased appetite, vomiting, weight decreased, circulatory collapse. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.

Urticaria, Eye Swelling, Joint Swelling, Arthralgia
Patient was taking Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: urticaria, eye swelling, joint swelling, arthralgia on Jan 03, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 39 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Cefdinir dosage: 1 Capsule.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Angioedema
Adverse event was reported on Dec 19, 2012 by a Male taking Cefdinir (Dosage: 300 Mg Bid Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 61 years of age, weighting 244.5 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: angioedema.

Clostridium Difficile Colitis, Gastrointestinal Erosion, Gastrointestinal Disorder
on Nov 11, 2012 Female from US , 61 years of age, weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: clostridium difficile colitis, gastrointestinal erosion, gastrointestinal disorder. Cefdinir dosage: (300 Mg, 2 In 1 D). Patient was hospitalized.

Rash
on Dec 04, 2012 Female from US , child 3 years of age, was treated with Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: rash. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.

Retching, Headache
Patient was taking Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: retching, headache on Dec 04, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 123.1 lb, was diagnosed with and. Cefdinir dosage: 1 Dose.
Associated medications used:

Paraesthesia, Saliva Altered, Tooth Disorder
Adverse event was reported on Nov 21, 2012 by a Male taking Cefdinir (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 27 years of age, weighting 193.0 lb, Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: paraesthesia, saliva altered, tooth disorder.

Vomiting
on Nov 13, 2012 Female from US , 55 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: vomiting. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Prednisone
  • Beomeprazole Magnesium (nexium)
  • Metformin
  • Levothyroxine, Lio (armour Thyroid)
  • Carvedilol (coreg)
  • Montelukast
  • Eszopiclon (lunesta)
  • Atorvastatin Calcium (lipitor)
Patient was hospitalized.

Vomiting, Lip Swelling, Cheilitis, Dizziness, Pruritus
on Oct 22, 2012 Male from US , child 3 years of age, weighting 39.99 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: vomiting, lip swelling, cheilitis, dizziness, pruritus. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:

Sleep Terror, Product Substitution Issue, Sinusitis
Patient was taking Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: sleep terror, product substitution issue, sinusitis on Oct 15, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Male , child 8 years of age, weighting 61.07 lb, was diagnosed with and. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.

Ear Infection, Disease Recurrence, Skin Discolouration, Swelling Face, Eye Swelling, Cough, Diarrhoea, Abdominal Discomfort
Adverse event was reported on Oct 11, 2012 by a Male taking Cefdinir (Dosage: 3.7ml/dose 1/day 10 Days) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , weighting 27.01 lb, After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: ear infection, disease recurrence, skin discolouration, swelling face, eye swelling, cough, diarrhoea, abdominal discomfort.

Diarrhoea, Clostridium Difficile Infection, Pain, Malaise, Loss Of Employment
on Sep 13, 2012 Female from US , 32 years of age, weighting 125.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: diarrhoea, clostridium difficile infection, pain, malaise, loss of employment. Cefdinir dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Liver Disorder
on Jun 18, 2012 Male from JAPAN , 71 years of age, was treated with Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: liver disorder. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

Stress, Rash, Pain, Furuncle, Chest Pain, Anxiety
Patient was taking Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: stress, rash, pain, furuncle, chest pain, anxiety on Jun 07, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 34 years of age, weighting 130.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Cefdinir dosage: 1 Cap 12 Hrs Twice Daily. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Diarrhoea, Fatigue, Activities Of Daily Living Impaired, Weight Decreased
Adverse event was reported on Jun 04, 2012 by a Female taking Cefdinir (Dosage: One Capsule Twice A Day Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 76 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: diarrhoea, fatigue, activities of daily living impaired, weight decreased.

Pain, Throat Irritation, Decreased Appetite, Overdose
on May 11, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 21.02 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: pain, throat irritation, decreased appetite, overdose. Cefdinir dosage: N/A.

Swelling, Pain, Chills, Diarrhoea, Gastrointestinal Disorder
on Apr 03, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 55 years of age, weighting 192.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: swelling, pain, chills, diarrhoea, gastrointestinal disorder. Cefdinir dosage: Two Capsules On 25/03/2012, One Capsule On 26/03/2012 (300 Mg), Oral.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:

Scleromalacia
Patient was taking Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: scleromalacia on Apr 04, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 68 years of age, . Cefdinir dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Bronuck
  • Rinderon-a (2jun10-31jul10-2/d)
  • Levofloxacin (31jul10-27nov10-4/d 24mar11-unk-4/d)
  • Fluorometholone (27nov10-24mar11-4/d)
  • Hyalein
  • Mitomycin (1df=0.04 Percent)


Rash
Adverse event was reported on Apr 10, 2012 by a Female taking Cefdinir (Dosage: 300mg) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , child 12 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, Patient felt the following Cefdinir side effects: rash.

Pain, Emotional Distress, Pulmonary Embolism, Injury, Anhedonia, Anxiety
on Mar 22, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 25 years of age, weighting 249.1 lb, was treated with Cefdinir. After Cefdinir was administered, patient encountered several Cefdinir side effects: pain, emotional distress, pulmonary embolism, injury, anhedonia, anxiety. Cefdinir dosage: 300 Mg, Bid.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Synthroid (0.1 Mg, Qd)
  • Yaz (Unk)
  • Advair Diskus 100/50
  • Singulair
  • Rocephin (1 G, Unk)
Patient was hospitalized.

Tic
on Mar 26, 2012 Male from UNITED STATES , weighting 190.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Cefdinir. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Cefdinir side effects: tic. Cefdinir dosage: 300 Bid Po.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Active Ingredient: CEFDINIR

Cefdinir Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

Side Effects reported to FDA: 304

Cefdinir safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 14

Reported hospitalizations: 88

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