Ceftriaxone

 

Common English name: Ceftriaxone

Application: Bacterial infection

 

 

 

 

 

Ceftriaxone drug forms

Ceftriaxone Drug Information

Dosage and method of use of ceftriaxone

Contraindications to ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone during pregnancy and lactation

The effect of ceftriaxone on driving and working with machines

Ceftriaxone drug interactions

Special warnings and precautions while taking Ceftriaxone

Side effects of ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone overdose (drug poisoning)

Storage conditions of ceftriaxone

 

 

 

 

 

Ceftriaxone drug forms

Ampoule

 

 Ceftriaxone Drug Information

Ceftriaxone belongs to the family of cephalosporins and is used to treat various bacterial infections of the lungs (pneumonia), skin, bone, joint, blood, heart valves and urinary tract. Ceftriaxone is also used to prevent infection after surgery. This drug prevents the spread of infection by preventing the bacteria from multiplying.

 

Dosage and method of use of ceftriaxone

Read the package leaflet carefully before starting treatment with Ceftriaxone. If you have any questions about how to use this medicine, ask your doctor.

Ceftriaxone is usually given to you by a nurse or doctor as an intravenous or intramuscular injection, the dose and amount of which is determined by your doctor.

To improve the effectiveness of the antibiotic ceftriaxone, inject the drug daily, at specific times of the day.

Stop taking the medicine as long as it is prescribed for you. Early discontinuation of the drug may lead to recurrence of the infection.

 

Contraindications to ceftriaxone

Be sure to inject Ceftriaxone before the expiration date.

Never give ceftriaxone to another person, even if you have the same symptoms.

Check for drug interactions with ceftriaxone, and if you are using a drug that interacts with this drug, talk to your doctor about using your medications.

 

Ceftriaxone during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.

 

The effect of ceftriaxone on driving and working with machines

Ceftriaxone may make you drowsy or drowsy, make sure you are alert before driving or operating machinery.

 

 Ceftriaxone drug interactions

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Some medications that may interact with ceftriaxone include calcium-containing intravenous drugs.

Although most antibiotics are unlikely to affect pregnancy control, antibiotics such as rifampin and rifabutin reduce the effectiveness of hormonal contraceptives such as pills, patches, or rings. Consult your doctor before using antibiotics.

Ceftriaxone may interfere with the function of live bacterial vaccines (such as the typhoid vaccine). Do not get vaccinated while taking this medicine unless your doctor tells you to.

Ceftriaxone may interfere with some tests (urine glucose test) and may affect the results of these specific laboratory tests. Tell your doctor or nurse before taking any tests that you are taking any medication.

 

Special warnings and precautions while taking Ceftriaxone

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to be aware of the following before taking ceftriaxone:

  • If you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
  • If you have any liver or kidney problems.
  • If you have any digestive problems (colitis).
  • If you have gallbladder disease.
  • If you are taking certain medications. These medicines include all the medicines available, whether you are prescribed them or taking them without a doctor's prescription, such as herbal medicines and complementary medicines.
  • If you have a history of allergic reactions to medications or antibiotics.

 

Side effects of ceftriaxone

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away after a short time of taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Pain, redness and swelling at the injection site

Important Note: If you experience the following rare and severe side effects, see your doctor immediately:

Bruising / bleeding

Unusual fatigue

Symptoms of gallbladder disease (such as abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting)

Kidney symptoms (such as changes in the amount of urine)

Pink / bloody / dark urine

Pain when urinating or frequent urination

 Eye or skin sores

Mental or mood changes (such as confusion)

Convulsions

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel may be due to the use of ceftriaxone.

 

Ceftriaxone overdose (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has had drug poisoning and you have symptoms such as seizures, shortness of breath, or fainting, call the emergency room right away.

 

Storage conditions of ceftriaxone

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.

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