Omnicef Side Effects

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  1. link Chillicothe Ohio
    So upset right not for my baby
    My son age 3 was biten by a brown r. spider in chillicothe,ohio. He's leg swelled and was red the first day I took him to be seen. Dr. O not a spider bite he said give him infant IBProfin he will be fine. 2nd day his leg turnd yellow light brown I fr - 79% more...
    Chillicothe Ohio- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  2. link Shellyandkaylasmommy
    my 5 month old on omnicef
    my daughter is 5 months old and has been put on omnicef suspension 2x a day for 10 days and after the first dose she is throwing up and pooping everywhere and is just so cranky and every time she would go to sleep she would wake up and scream also wh - 43% more...
    Shellyandkaylasmommy- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  3. link Sdlaur
    Severe headache
    I took this antibiotic for uti as I am allergic to sulfas and had severe headache after first dose. Weakness, confusion and just plain felt terrible.
    Sdlaur- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omnicef
  4. link Sunshine123
    I had the same reaction. Weak, dizzy and confused. You take these medicines to feel better not worse. I have been off the drug for 3 days now and still feeling some effects. I will never ever take this again..
    Sunshine123- over a year ago
  5. link Jenn21
    Cefdinir... diarrhea diarrhea diarrhea
    I was prescribed Cefdinir 300 mg 2x a day. They were not sure where my bacteria infection was coming from so they prescribed me this as an all over "good" antibiotic. After 4 different trips back to our local urgent care and a trip to the E - 72% more...
    Jenn21- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  6. link Hlr205
    Omnicef sinus infection, diarrhea, omnicef, keflex, pills
    30 year old female - After completing 10 day course in full I developed diarrhea and cramping. It's been 7 days since then and I still am not back to normal. Would have rather had the sinus infection.
    Hlr205- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Omnicef
  7. link Jenn21
    How long did your diarrhea last after you stopped taking I have been off of it for three days now and see no relief in sight? I am hoping its not a couple weeks like some are reporting
    Jenn21- over a year ago
  8. link Jporterx4
    Omnicef shaking hands, antibiotic, time 2, medications, literature
    My 16 y.o. daughter is taking Omnicef for the first time, 2 capsules each morning. Since starting the antibiotic she has experienced shaking hands, a slightly elevated pulse and BP, weak feeling legs and the feeling that her heart is beating out of h - 50% more...
    Jporterx4- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  9. link Nellbell
    My 7 yr old son had the same reactions. Thank You for posting b/c I have been searching to find out what is wrong with him. He has only 2 doses and has an extreme headache and his legs are shaking. He will not be taking a third dose!
    Nellbell- over a year ago
  10. link Chattiedee1
    Omnicef sinus infection, stomach problems, lyme disease, sinuses, ear infection
    Worked lousy for me.Took it for sinus infection, then bronchitis & ear infection. I had nausea, diarrhea & it didn't work for me. Took it 2x. Either time it didn't work.My daughter was given omnicef 2x aday & zithromax 1x a day. She was g - 77% more...
    Chattiedee1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  11. link Brooke69
    DO NOT start taking omnicef....can be very dangerous...especially in my situation.
    Brooke69- over a year ago
  12. link Brooke69
    reactions fo omnicef
    I was put on this antibiotic for a sinus infection. Nearly, 8 days later I ended up in the hospital for 2 days with severe bruising on my legs and underarms. My blood was so thin, that my dr. said if I would have cut myself I could have bleed to deat - 56% more...
    Brooke69- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  13. link Brooke69
    reactions of omnicef
    I was put on omnicef for a sinus infection. Almost 8 days later...I started having severe bruising all over my legs and underarms. My blood got so thin, that I ended up in the hospital for 2 days. My family dr. told me that if I had cut myself I coul - 59% more...
    Brooke69- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  14. link Zimgirl
    Allergic reaction to Omnicef after 8 days
    My son who is 2 and a half years was given Omnicef for an ear infection and sinus infection. Eight days after taking it he woke up with a rash all over his stomach and legs. Within two hours, it spread all over his body and he started swelling in the - 75% more...
    Zimgirl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  15. link Kimmieb1969
    That is interesting my daughter has hives and a rash after taking her last dose of Omnicef (10 days).
    Kimmieb1969- over a year ago
  16. link Jarofmm
    Omnicef itchy bumps, stools, brick red, medication, benedryl
    I have been searching the web for side effects to this antibiotic & found this site. My 20 month old daughter has also experienced the big itchy bumps all over her body & brick red stools from this medication. I have been told this is an alle - 71% more...
    Jarofmm- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  17. link Fsusirena
    my son was given this medication for an ear infection. He has not been drinking even half as much as prior to taking the medication. He also has the red stools and has had diarrhea every day since beginning. I am going to discontinue use after only 5 - 34% more...
    Fsusirena- over a year ago
  18. link Jesss
    Omnicef omnicef 300 mg, ginuea pigs, headache and dizziness, sinus infection, gastro problems
    I am a 51 year old female who got a sinus infection so my doctor put me on this brand new antibiotic called Omnicef. I don't know why she did this, in the past over the years, she always prescribed amoxicillin and it always worked beautifully. Do doc - 80% more...
    Jesss- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  19. link Kurt
    cedif virus
    My mother is in the hospital and came down with the Cedif virus we have been very close to her could we also be infected? How contagious is this virus? Could i bring it home to mt family?
    Kurt- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Omnicef
  20. link Sherryincalifornia000
    Hi....I was in the Hospital in Aug '09 for abdominal surgery...three weeks later I had to be re-admitted with horrible pain .....turned out to be C-diff. Doctors told me the same thing about the antibotics given for the surgery killed the good - alon - 66% more...
    Sherryincalifornia000- over a year ago
  21. link Jcjxxl
    Omnicef experiences, parents, lyme disease, omnicef, zithromax
    To the person below who posted "positive" results with their child and Omnicef and wanted to reassure parents not everyone has side effects - Yes maybe not EVERYONE, however your situation seems to be in the extreme minority. I wouldn't rea - 48% more...
    Jcjxxl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  22. link Chattiedee1
    I was in no way implying its ok for any parent to let their child take it. I do believe my daughters case was very different. She was 13 yrs old when she first took it. I was only writing about her experience with it. It didn't work for me. She had s - 71% more...
    Chattiedee1- over a year ago
  23. link Chevygirl711
    Omnicef stomach cramps, third day, rash
    My first time taking omnicef, I broke out in a rash all over my face, this happened about the third day. I stoped takking it. but had bad head aches and stomach cramps followed by diarreah . this would last for days at a time. I am still having probl - 11% more...
    Chevygirl711- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  24. link Hotmama2
    Omnicef bactrim, drs, precaution, allergy, good luck
    my children have taken omnicef with no problem...i have a 9 and 11 year old both boys. i think you cant tell what will happen but to all the parents i would stop my child if they had any allergy whatsoever but just because one child had an allergy do - 75% more...
    Hotmama2- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  25. link Brittanyking
    Omnicef happy baby, colored stools, time mother, ear infection, appt
    My 5 month old was prescribed Omnicef for an ear infection. I am a first time mother so the rust colored stools scared me a lot. Then he became extremely irritable, not sleeping well, not eating well, crying all the time.... I am stopping the medicat - 30% more...
    Brittanyking- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  26. link Teri_donnie
    Omnicef diaper rash, diaper area, benedryl, severe itching, ear infection
    My grandson was on Omnicef for a double ear infection. He has been fighting hives every since he was prescribed this medication. He has been off the omnicef for about a week and a half and is still getting hives. The doctor said this could go on for - 57% more...
    Teri_donnie- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  27. link Ns2009
    Omnicef loose bowels, disequilibrium, flatulence, amoxil, ear infection
    Started on Omnicef and Cetisporin ear drops for an ear infection last Friday. The next day the flatulence started and by Sunday, I was having loose bowels and a host of other side effects (pressure in head, transient muscle aches, back pain and diseq - 79% more...
    Ns2009- over a year ago - in Omnicef
  28. link Tearfuleyes911
    Omnicef inner thighs, sinus infection, diaper rash, yeast infection, vaginal infection
    I am a 39 year old female prescribed Omnicef for a sinus infection. Within hours after taking the medication the diarrhea started. Then came the yeast infection from hell with the rash on my inner thighs that resembled a diaper rash. Between the vagi - 52% more...
    Tearfuleyes911- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Omnicef
  29. link Ouch1234
    I too have a yeast infection and it occurred while taking Omnicef. I don't know if it is related, but I've never had one before. NOT fun... 43 year old female.
    Ouch1234- over a year ago
  30. link Mommy11
    Omnicef sinus infection, gi symptoms, broad spectrum, probiotic, pediatrician
    After reading some of these posts, I was very hesitant to give Omnicef to my 4 yr. old daughter, as prescribed by her pediatrician for a lingering upper respiratory and sinus infection. Our dr. recommended this as a good broad spectrum antibiotic to - 71% more...
    Mommy11- over a year ago - in Omnicef