Directions for Use: I.M. Injection: TRAXONE Inj. 0.25 or 0.5 g is dissolved in 2 ml, and TRAXONE Inj. 1 g in 3.5 ml of 1% lidocaine solution and administered by deep intragluteal injection. It is recommended that not more than 1 g be injected on either side. The lidocaine solution must never be administered I.V.
I.V. Injection: TRAXONE Inj. 0.25 or 0.5 g is dissolved in 5 mL, and TRAXONE Inj. 1 g in 10 mL of water for injection and then administered by direct I.V. Injection lasting 2-4 min.
I.V. Infusion: the infusion should last at least 30 minutes. For I.V. infusion, 2 g of TRAXONE Inj. are dissolved in 40 mL of one of the following calcium-free infusion solutions: sodium chloride 0.9%, sodium chloride 0.45% + dextrose 2. 5%, dextrose 5%, dextrose 10%, levulose 5%, dextran 6% in dextrose, sterile water for injections. TRAXONE solution should not be mixed with or piggybacked into solutions containing other antimicrobial drugs or into diluent solutions other than those listed above, owing to possible incompatibility.