Bactrim vs Cefdinir

Bactrim
(Rx)
Cefdinir
(Rx)
Bactrim is an antibiotic.
Cefdinir is an antibiotic.
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Concern level
2.5
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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July 30, 1973
May 19, 2006
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
38,477 Discussions
1,752 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Infection
#2 for UTI
#3 for Acne
#4 for MRSA
#8 for Ear Infection
Bactrim is prescribed for Infection, UTI, Acne and MRSA and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
Cefdinir is prescribed for Infection, Ear Infection and Sinus Infections and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bac
Allergy
10
Fever
4
Nausea
3
Tiredness
3
Diarrhea
2
Headaches
2
Vomiting
2
Anxiety
1
Dizziness
1
Insomnia
1
Cef
Allergy
8
Diarrhea
6
Tiredness
3
Vomiting
2
Hives
2
Anxiety
2
Stomach Pain
1
Congestion
1
Stomach Problems
1
Insomnia
1
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Bactrim
Bac
Cefdinir
Cef
Allergy
Bac
Cef
10
8
Fever
Bac
Cef
4
0
Nausea
Bac
Cef
3
0
Tiredness
Bac
Cef
3
3
Diarrhea
Bac
Cef
2
6
Headaches
Bac
Cef
2
0
Vomiting
Bac
Cef
2
2
Anxiety
Bac
Cef
1
2
Dizziness
Bac
Cef
1
0
Insomnia
Bac
Cef
1
1
Allergy
Cef
Bac
8
10
Diarrhea
Cef
Bac
6
2
Tiredness
Cef
Bac
3
3
Vomiting
Cef
Bac
2
2
Hives
Cef
Bac
2
0
Anxiety
Cef
Bac
2
1
Stomach Pain
Cef
Bac
1
0
Congestion
Cef
Bac
1
0
Stomach Problems
Cef
Bac
1
0
Insomnia
Cef
Bac
1
1
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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D Category D
Before taking Bactrim during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
B Category B
Before taking Cefdinir 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 Bactrim and alcohol.
Method of use
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Injection, Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Solution: 80-400 mg/5 mL, 400-80 mg/5 mL
Suspension: 40-200 mg/5 mL, 200-40 mg/5 mL
Tablet: 400-80 mg, 800-160 mg
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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Sulfamethoxazole/Trimethoprim
Cefdinir
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bactrim and Cefdinir: 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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