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Keflex

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/ 16,291 posts
Other Names: Cephalexin

Omnicef

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/ 5,412 posts
Other Names: Cefdinir
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 16,291 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 5,412 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Cefalexin (International Nonproprietary Name) or more commonly cephalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic introduced in 1967 by Eli Lilly and Company. It is an orally administered agent with a similar antimicrobial spectrum to the i... Read more on Wikipedia
Cefdinir (marketed by Abbott Laboratories under the brand name Omnicef) is a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum antibiotic in the third generation of the cephalosporin class, proven effective for common bacterial infections of the ear, sinus, throat, a... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Justine Oliver
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What patients are saying about Keflex vs. Omnicef

149 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
cephelosporins but Omnicef works longer) but he seems a bit...
...done in the next few weeks. We just switched from keflex to Omnicef (both cephelosporins but Omnicef works longer) but he seems a bit worse. Benedryl works OK for...
little kids? We are switching to Omnicef as well, I believe...
...We are switching to Omnicef as well, I believe as Keflex isn't doing quite what it did before. Best wishes...
My son could only take Omnicef or Keflex, nothing else so...
...Healed his mucus lining. He was nauseous for at least 5 ...My son could only take Omnicef or Keflex, nothing else so his IND's went away without ANY additional antibiotics,...
she had strep and was given Omnicef which she did well on...
...an update that we have been on the Keflex for six days now and doing well.  No upset stomach or any other ...diagnosis) once before she had strep and was given Omnicef which she did well on it, ...
so afraid in my life. Omnicef works pretty well now, but...
We were on Keflex and doing about 90% better. Then I decided to ...more. I decided to go back to Keflex, but now it now ...never so afraid in my life. Omnicef works pretty well now, but...
of to have a reaction to it because of a penicillin allergy...
...Omnicef is a 3rd generation cephalosporin, and I was told it is really is unheard of to have a reaction to it because of a penicillin allergy. My daughter has done well with Omnicef....
If she continues to do well and improve on Omnicef, I...
...first put her on Keflex and she became 90% better for 6 months till I messed around changing antibiotic. ...on the horizon. If she continues to do well and improve on Omnicef, I won't worry....
Keflex and Omnicef are what worked for my daughter, who now...
...was 16 before we started treatment. Keflex and Omnicef are what worked for my daughter, who now at ...improve on Penicillan and was worse on Azith or Biaxin. Try Cepholasporins....
me too, and have taken Omnicef as well (it's a heavy hitter...
...Kadi does, and I too love the AZO strips Keflex works pretty good for me too, and have taken Omnicef as well (it's a ...first round of keflex didn't quite get ...I used to take Macrodantin f...
strep. They switched him from Omnicef to Keflex, hoping...
...me today and asked me how he was feeling. I thought that was a little strange, considering I thought it was just a normal ear infection. She then told me the swab showed strep. They switched him fr...
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