Starxon

Starxon

ceftriaxone

Manufacturer:

Interbat
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ceftriaxone
Indications/Uses
Lower resp tract infection, skin infection, UTI, gonorrhoea, bone infection, intra-abdominal infection, meningitis, prophylaxis of pre-op infection.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr 1-2 g once daily or in 2 divided doses. Max: 4 g/day. Uncomplicated gonorrhoea 250 mg IM as a single dose. Surgical prophylaxis 1 g IV as a single dose 1-2 hr before surgery. Childn Skin infections 50-75 mg/kg once daily or in 2 divided doses. Max: 2 g/day. Meningitis 100 mg/kg/day in divided doses 12 hrly, max: 4 g/day.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Hepatic or renal dysfunction. History of GI disease. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Pruritus, eosinophilia, thrombocytopenia, leukopenia, hemolytic anemia, nausea, vomiting, phlebitis (may occur after IV administration).
MIMS Class
Cephalosporins
ATC Classification
J01DD04 - ceftriaxone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Starxon inj 1 g
Packing/Price
1's (Rp135,000/vial)
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