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Antimicrobial Name: Cefdinir (Omnicef, Cefdiel)
CAS Number: 91832-40-5
Type of Antibiotic: Cephalosporins->Third Generation
Origin: Semi-synthetic
Functional Category: Antibiotic
Molecular Weight: 395.416
Mechanism of Action: As with other cephalosporins, bactericidal activity of cefdinir results from inhibition of cell wall synthesis by acting on penicillin binding proteins (PBPs).
Chemical Formula:


Melting point:

190 °C


Cefdinir (Omnicef, Cefdiel) is a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum antibiotic in the third generation of the cephalosporin class, proven effective for common bacterial infections of the ear, sinus, throat, and skin.