A Comparative, Single-Center, Pediatric Taste Test Study of Omnicef Versus Amoxicillin Antibiotic Suspension Medications
Information source: Abbott
Information obtained from ClinicalTrials.gov on June 20, 2008
Link to the current ClinicalTrials.gov record.
Condition(s) targeted: Healthy
Intervention: cefdinir (Omnicef) (Drug); amoxicillin (Drug)
Phase: Phase 4
Sponsored by: Abbott
To compare the taste and smell acceptability scores of cefdinir (Omnicef) versus amoxicillin
oral antibiotic suspension medications in pediatric subjects. It is designed to determine if
Omnicef or amoxicillin is preferred to the other with regard to taste or smell.
Official title: A Comparative, Single-Center, Pediatric Taste Test Study of Omnicef Versus Amoxicillin Antibiotic Suspension Medications
Study design: Other, Randomized, Single Blind (Subject), Crossover Assignment
Primary outcome: Taste and smell acceptability assessment
Adverse events assessment
Any clinically abnormal observations
The Primary Purpose for the study is "Other". Per ClinicalTrials. gov, more information
regarding the primary purpose is described here; the primary purpose for the study is to
determine whether cefdinir possesses preferred taste and smell characteristics when compared
to amoxicillin, a pediatric taste test.
Minimum age: 4 Years.
Maximum age: 8 Years.
- Female or male child age 4 through 8 years in good general health.
- Minimum weight of 16. 3 kg (36 lb).
- Willing to comply with appropriate instructions provided to complete the study.
- Written informed consent from parent/legal guardian.
- Current medical condition, that in the opinion of the Investigator or designee, could
interfere with the ability to discriminate taste (e. g., common cold, sinus infection,
bronchial infection, etc.).
- History of allergic reaction to cefdinir, prescription (e. g. penicillins or
cephalosporins) and/or OTC medications, and/or food products.
- History of significant medical condition (e. g., GI disorders, hematological or
bleeding disorders, renal or hepatic diseases).
- Use of any oral medication, vitamins or herbal supplements within 6 hours prior to
- Temperature > than 99. 2°F.
- Participation in a clinical or marketing research study within the past 3 months.
- Sibling of another subject on the study, or living in the same household as another
subject that has participated in a clinical or marketing research study within the
past 3 months.
- Family member or close friend employed by an advertising agency, market research
company and/or a company that processes or manufacturers medical or health care
Locations and Contacts
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251, United States
Starting date: January 2003
Last updated: March 26, 2008