Vaxcel Ceftriaxone

Vaxcel Ceftriaxone

ceftriaxone

Manufacturer:

Kotra Pharma

Distributor:

Kotra Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Ceftriaxone Na
Indications/Uses
Abdominal, bone & joint, skin & soft tissue, wound, renal, resp tract & genital infections, UTI, sepsis, meningitis, disseminated lyme borreliosis, infections in immunocompromised patients. Peri-op prophylaxis of infections.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Adult & childn > 12 yr, childn ≥50 kg & elderly 1-2 g daily. Severe infections 4 g daily. Neonate ≤14 days 20-50 mg/kg daily. Max: 50 mg/kg daily. Infant & childn 15 days-12 yr 20-80 mg/kg daily. Doses ≥50 mg/kg should be infused over at least 30 min given once daily.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins.
Special Precautions
Anaphylactic shock, hyperbilirubinaemic neonates. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
GI upset, haematological changes, skin reactions, anaphylactoid reactions, phlebitis (IV route).
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD04 - ceftriaxone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Vaxcel Ceftriaxone infusion 1 g
Packing/Price
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Vaxcel Ceftriaxone infusion 500 mg
Packing/Price
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