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CefTRIAXone Sodium

cefTRIAXone
Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin (SEF a low spor in) antibiotic that is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms such as E. coli, pneumonia, or meningitis. Ceftriaxone is also used to prevent infection in people having certain types of surgery. Ceftriaxone may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
cefTRIAXone
DRUG TYPE
third generation cephalosporins

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use ceftriaxone if you have ever had a severe allergic reaction to any type of cephalosporin antibiotic (Omnicef, Keflex, and others).

Do not use ceftriaxone in a child without a doctor's advice, and never give more than the child's prescribed dose.

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CefTRIAXone Sodium powder for injection 1 g2 g250 mg500 mg
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