Is Omnicef better than Augmentin or Amoxicillin?
It depends on what your trying to treat… the best course of medicine is the one that is appropriate for the problem your dealing with… there is no blanket this medicine is better than that one all the time. normally you would start with something like amoxicillin as the first choice because if it is effective it is also cheap… augmentin is just amoxicillin with clavulanate potassium added to it… it really is best for things like urinary tract infections (better than amoxicillin alone). Omnicef is a newer drug and is therefore more expensive… It offers the advantage of being a once a day pill (liquid would be taken in the case of your dauther) but since it cost much more per pill than amoxicillin what’s the point? If you had strep throat either Amoxicillin or Omnicef could be used… you would spend what 40 dollars for Omnicef and if you got the amoxicillin from Wal-mart 4 dollars….. is taking a medicine 1 a day instead of 3 times a day worth 36 dollars to you? In the end, I