Antimicrobials
Cefdinir

Cefdinir

High
Poor (Less than 20%)
$ (<$25/day)

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Multivitamins/Minerals (with ADEK, Folate, Iron): May decrease the serum concentration of Cefdinir

  • Distribution: Penetrates into blister fluid, middle ear fluid, tonsils, sinus, and lung tissues
  • Vd: 0.35 ± 0.29 L/kg
  • Protein Binding: 60% to 70%
  • Metabolism: Minimal
  • Bioavailability:
    • Capsule: 16% to 21%
    • Suspension: 25%
  • Half-Life Elimination: 1.7 (± 0.6) hrs
  • Time to Peak, Plasma: 2-4 hours
  • Excretion: Primarily urine (~12% to 18% as unchanged drug)