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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Omnicef oral.

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120 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Middle Ear Infection
1/23/2008 10:48:11 AM

Reviewer: damiensmom, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This medication was precribed to my 6 month old son to cure his ear infection. I gave him his first dose before he went to bed and he woke up the next morning with blood in his stool. We had to take him to the ER and they had to take an X RAY which we later found out was totally unecessary. It was a horrible experience, and I had no idea that there were such serious side effects.

Condition: Middle Ear Infection
1/22/2008 7:28:01 PM

Reviewer: 3-6 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Usually a good med for my 4 y/o daughter's ear infections. This was given to her for 10 days, went back and still had it, JUST as bad. Was scripted for Augmenten(?sp?) for 10 days. Went back after that one and it was still there. Now on Bactrim and am running fevers, does not seem any better. ENT apt for end of month for poccible tubes.

Condition: Middle Ear Infection
12/24/2007 12:55:06 AM

Reviewer: Desi'sMom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
this was one of the anitobiotics that my daughter was prescribed after having her ear infection. She was prescribed 3 different at different times of course and it was the only one that worked. She loved the taste and was extremly easy to give. I didnt have to wrestle her to give it to her. It really made my life easier.

Condition: Middle Ear Infection
12/10/2007 10:54:32 PM

Reviewer: kim, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have two children that took this drug, and it was ineffective. We had to switch to a different antibiotic.

Condition: Middle Ear Infection
12/5/2007 9:11:01 AM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

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