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Rocephin 500mg (Ceftriaxone)

Generic Ceftriaxone - Rocephin 500mg

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Overview about Rocephin 500mg

Rocephin 500mg is also known as ceftriaxone. Rocephin 500mg is an antibiotic used to overwhelm the bacterial infections. Rocephin 500mg is categorized under cephalosporin antibiotic and works by stopping the development of bacteria. It is also used for dental procedures in patients with certain heart conditions (such as artificial heart valves) to help prevent the serious infection of the heart (bacterial endocarditis). Ceftriaxone is used to decrease many kinds of bacterial infections like meningitis, lower respiratory tract or urinary tract infections, and pelvic inflammatory disease, uncomplicated gonorrhea, ear, and skin infections.

Quantity Strength Price Unit Price
3 ML Rocephin 250mg $51.99 $17.33
9 ML Rocephin 250mg $149.99 $16.67
3 ML Rocephin 500mg $107.99 $36.00
9 ML Rocephin 500mg $299.99 $33.33
3 ML Rocephin 1gm $167.99 $56.00
9 ML Rocephin 1gm $503.99 $56.00

Rocephin 500mg contains Ceftriaxone is used to avoid or give in certain infections which are caused by bacteria. This drug is given by injection only into a muscle or vein. It is also be used to treat gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted infection). Do not give Rocephin to another person without consulting with your doctor, even if they have the same symptoms as you do. It can be harmful for people to take this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it.

Therapeutic indications of Rocephin 500mg

This drug has unique action because it is used in various types of infections:

  • Bacterial Meningitis
  • Pneumonia
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Complicated skin and soft tissue infections
  • Gonorrhoea
  • Bacterial endocarditis
  • Community acquired pneumonia
  • Syphilis
  • Acute otitis media
  • Infections of bones and joints
  • Complicated urinary tract infections (including pyelonephritis)

Interactions with Rocephin 500mg

  • Albuterol aspirin ativan (lorazepam)
  • Azithromycin cipro (ciprofloxacin)
  • Doxycycline flagyl (metronidazole)
  • Furosemide lasix (furosemide)
  • Levaquin (levofloxacin)
  • Lisinopril
  • Vancomycin zofran (ondansetron)

Environmental storage condition for Rocephin 500mg

  • Store it at room temperature 20-25°C (68-77°F).
  • Protect it from direct sun light and heat.

Special note for Rocephin 500mg

“It is not suggested for use in newborn babies with high blood bilirubin levels and premature infants due to increased risk of side effects”.

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Administration Procedure of Rocephin 500mg

Rocephin is available in injection form that can be injected both intramuscularly or intravenously. The mode of administration is decided by your doctor and, it can be choose to give you a single dose a day they may even give a Rocephin shot twice a day for 4-14 days. It can be easily administered at home but after take advice from your health provider.

What happens in case of miss a dose?

Use the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

What happens if I overdose?

Meet your physician at the time of overdoing it may harm you seriously.

mportant note while you use ceftriaxone

“When you use this drug for long time, it can be form bacterial resistant and after long time no action will performed on bacteria”.

Side effects associated with the use of Rocephin 500mg

Some of the most common and less serious Rocephin 500mgside effects include the following:

  • A hard swelling at the site of the injection
  • Vomiting, nausea and upset stomach are frequently side effects
  • Swelling and pain in tongue may be occur
  • Excessive sweating
  • Vaginal discharge with itching
  • Dizziness, headache and overactive reflexes

You may sometimes experience some serious side effects after taking Rocephin 500mg:

  • Bloody or watery diarrhea with Rocephin 500mg
  • General feeling of being ill with fever, rash and swollen glands
  • Sores or white patches on your lips
  • Infrequent bleeding with red or purple spots under your skin
  • Bruising, skin rash, numbness, severe tingling and muscle weakness
  • Bloating, heartburn, stomach pain and nausea

What things should follow before taking Rocephin 500mg?

  • Do not use this drug if you have Hypersensitivity reactions with Rocephin 500mg
  • Rocephin 500mg is highly interacted with calcium containing products, so avoid the use of this drug along with calcium products.
  • If you have taken long term treatment with Rocephin then complete blood count should be performed at regular intervals,
  • Do not use this drug if you have severe renal and hepatic insufficiency
  • Use of lidocaine is highly prohibited with ceftriaxone