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Cefdinir (brand name Omnicef has been discontinued) is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections such as strep throat, E. coli, staph infections, streptococcus infections, ear infections, tonsillitis, bronchitis, and pneumonia. The most common side effects include

Drug interactions include antacids that contain aluminum, magnesium, and iron supplements. Dosage, uses, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding safety information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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      In This Article
      Tonsillitis Article
      • Tonsillitis and adenoid infection definition and facts
      • What are the tonsils and adenoids?
      • What is the purpose of the tonsils and adenoids?
      • What are the signs and symptoms of tonsillitis or an adenoid infection?
      • What does tonsillitis look like (pictures)?
      • Is tonsillitis contagious?
      • What are common causes tonsillitis and adenoid infection?
      • Which specialties of doctors treat tonsillitis and adenoid infections?
      • How are tonsillitis and adenoid infection diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for tonsillitis and adenoid infection?
      • What natural or home remedies help soothe tonsillitis pain and inflammation?
      • When should the tonsils and/or adenoids be removed (tonsillectomy or adenoidectomy)?

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