Pedianir Dry Syrup

Composition: Each 5ml contains Cefdinir 125mg in 30ml pack.

Formulation: Dry Syrup

Flavour: Mix Fruit


Therapy / Class: Antibacterial / 3rd Generation Cephalosporin Antibiotics

Spectrum of Coverage: 

Aerobic Gram-Positive Microorganisms:

  • Staphylococcus aureus (including β-lactamase producing strains)
  • Streptococcus pneumoniae
  • Streptococcus pyogenes

Aerobic Gram-Negative Microorganisms:

  • Haemophilus influenzae (including β-lactamase producing strains)
  • Haemophilus parainfluenzae (including β-lactamase producing strains)
  • Moraxella catarrhalis (including β-lactamase producing strains)

Mechanism of Action:

Bactericidal activity of cefdinir results from inhibition ofcell wall synthesis & it is stable in the presence of some, but not all, β-lactamase enzymes.


  • Acute Bacterial Otitis Media
  • Pharyngitis/Tonsillitis
  • Uncomplicated Skin and Skin Structure Infections
  • Acute Maxillary Sinusitis
  • Community-Acquired Pneumonia (CAP)

Dosage & Administration:

Paediatric Patients (Age 6 Months Through 12 Years)

Type of Infection



Acute Bacterial Otitis Media

7 mg/kg q12h or
14 mg/kg q24h

5 to 10 days 10 days

Acute Maxillary Sinusitis

7 mg/kg q12h or
14 mg/kg q24h

10 days
10 days


7 mg/kg q12h or
14 mg/kg q24h

5 to 10 days
10 days

Uncomplicated Skin & Skin Structure Infections

7 mg/kg q12h

10 days


HOW SUPPLIED:  PEDIANIR is a Dry Syrup available as 30ml packs with sterile water


  1. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Dec;19(12 Suppl):S153-8
  2. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2000 Dec;19(12 Suppl):S171-3. 
  3. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1997 Apr; 41(4): 739–742.


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