Augmentin vs Omnicef for Ear Infection

Augmentin
(Rx)
Omnicef
(Rx)
Augmentin is an antibiotic.
Omnicef is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Ear Infection
2.5
Concern level
2.1
Helpfulness
for Ear Infection
2.5
Concern level
2.1
Approval Date
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August 6, 1984
December 4, 1997
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
33,684 Discussions
6,498 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
Augmentin is prescribed for Infection, Sinus Infections, Streptococcal Infection and Ear Infection and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Ear Infection
#2 for Infection
#4 for Pneumonia
#5 for Bronchitis
Omnicef is prescribed for Ear Infection, Infection and Sinus Infections and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Aug
Allergy
6
Diarrhea
5
Nausea
2
Vomiting
2
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Hives
1
Stomach Pain
1
Bleeding
1
Thrush
1
Omn
Allergy
10
Diarrhea
8
Vomiting
3
Hives
3
Tiredness
2
Nausea
2
Irritability
1
Dizziness
1
Cramping
1
Congestion
1
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Augmentin
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Omnicef
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Allergy
Aug
Omn
6
10
Diarrhea
Aug
Omn
5
8
Nausea
Aug
Omn
2
2
Vomiting
Aug
Omn
2
3
Anxiety
Aug
Omn
1
0
Dizziness
Aug
Omn
1
1
Hives
Aug
Omn
1
3
Stomach Pain
Aug
Omn
1
0
Bleeding
Aug
Omn
1
0
Thrush
Aug
Omn
1
0
Allergy
Omn
Aug
10
6
Diarrhea
Omn
Aug
8
5
Vomiting
Omn
Aug
3
2
Hives
Omn
Aug
3
1
Tiredness
Omn
Aug
2
0
Nausea
Omn
Aug
2
2
Irritability
Omn
Aug
1
0
Dizziness
Omn
Aug
1
1
Cramping
Omn
Aug
1
0
Congestion
Omn
Aug
1
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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B Category B
Before taking Augmentin during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Omnicef during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Augmentin and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: , 125 mg, 250 mg, 400 mg, 500 mg, 875 mg, 125-31.25 mg, 200-28.5 mg, 250-62.5 mg, 400-57 mg, 500-125 mg, 875-125 mg, 1000-62.5 mg
Suspension: , 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL, 400 mg/5 mL, 125-31.25 mg/5 mL, 200-28.5 mg/5 mL, 250-62.5 mg/5 mL, 400-57 mg/5 mL, 600-42.9 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 125 mg/5 mL, 250 mg/5 mL
Capsule: 300 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Amoxicillin Trihydrate/Potassium Clavulanate
Cefdinir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Augmentin and Omnicef: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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