Ceftriaxone Vial injection
Ceftriaxone injection are an antibiotic from a group called cephalosporins (third generation), which is a powerful and highly effective antibiotic against Gram-negative cocci.
Indications for use:
Ceftriaxone injection are used with high efficiency in treating the following diseases:
০ Upper respiratory infections such as pneumonia and bronchitis.
০ Ceftriaxone injection are used with Acute otitis media and purulent tonsillitis.
০ Sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhea.
০ It is used prophylactically before and after surgical operations.
০ Ceftriaxone injection are used withTyphoid fever disease.
০ Bacterial septicemia.
০ Ceftriaxone injection are used with Urinary tract infections such as kidneys and bladder.
০ Infections of the skin, soft tissues and bones.
Contraindications of Ceftriaxone injection:
Do not use Ceftriaxone injection in case of hypersensitivity to it or to other cephalosporins Necessary precautions during use:
০ An allergy test must be done before injection.
০ When injected intravenously, 1 gm is dissolved. Of the active ingredient in 10 mm. of water for injection and is injected directly into a vein slowly over a period of five minutes or via an intravenous drip over a period of thirty minutes.
০ When injected intramuscularly, 1 gm is dissolved. Of the active ingredient in 5 mm. Of water for injection.
০ It is not permissible to use solutions and solvents containing calcium, such as Ringer’s solution, to dissolve ceftriaxone injections or to dilute the solution prepared for injection.
০ When used for prophylaxis before surgical operations, ceftriaxone should be injected thirty to ninety minutes before surgery.
Side effects of Ceftriaxone injection :
Swelling and redness at the injection site - mild pain - diarrhea - nausea - skin rash.
Drug interactions for Ceftriaxone injection :
If you are taking warfarin, calcium, or Pronecid, you must inform your doctor so that he can determine the appropriate dose of the medication.
Pharmaceutical forms for Ceftriaxone injection :
A bottle or vial of powder, a quarter, a half, or one gram, with an ampoule of solvent.