Ceftrex

Ceftrex

ceftriaxone

Manufacturer:

Biolab

Distributor:

Medispec
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ceftriaxone Na
Indications/Uses
Lower resp tract, skin & skin structure, bone & joint & intra-abdominal infections, UTI, meningitis, septicemia & gonorrhea caused by susceptible organisms.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn >12 yr 1-2 g once daily. Severe infections Max: 4 g once daily. Infant & childn 20-80 mg/kg once daily. Neonate 20-50 mg/kg once daily. Max: 50 mg/kg daily. Bacterial meningitis Infant & childn Initially 100 mg/kg once daily. Max: 4 g daily. Gonorrhoea 250 mg IM as single dose.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins. Neonates requiring treatment w/ Ca-containing IV soln or infusion eg, parenteral nutrition.
Special Precautions
Hypersensitivity to penicillins. Anaphylactic shock, pseudomembranous colitis. Shadows on gallbladder sonogram. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI disturbances. Eosinophilia, leukopenia, granulocytopenia, hemolytic anemia, thrombocytopenia. Exanthema, allergic dermatitis, pruritus, urticaria, edema, severe cutaneous adverse reactions eg, erythema multiforme, Stevens-Johnson syndrome. Headache & dizziness, increase in liver enzymes & serum creatinine, gallbladder sludge, oliguria, mycosis of genital tract, shivering & anaphylactoid reactions. Phlebitis (IV administration).
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD04 - ceftriaxone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
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Ceftrex inj 1 g
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Ceftrex inj 250 mg
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Ceftrex inj 500 mg
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