Bell-Kenz Pharma


Geo Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Ceftriaxone Na
Susceptible infections eg, chancroid, endocarditis, gastroenteritis (invasive salmonellosis, shigellosis), gonorrhea, Lyme disease, meningitis (including meningococcal meningitis prophylaxis), septicaemia, surgical infection prophylaxis, syphilis, typhoid fever & Whipple's disease.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Doses may be given by intermittent IV infusion over 30 min or by deep IM inj. Adult 1-2 g daily as a single dose or in 2 divided doses. Severe infections Up to 4 g daily. Gonorrhea 250 mg IM as a single dose. Surgical infection prophylaxis 1 g as a single dose 0.5-2 hr prior to surgery. Childn 50-75 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses. Max: 2 g daily. Meningitis 100 mg/kg daily in 2 divided doses, sometimes w/ a loading dose of 75 mg/kg. Max: 4 g daily.
Hypersensitivity to ceftriaxone or cephalosporins. Hyperbilirubinemic neonates, particularly prematures. Neonates <28 days receiving Ca containing IV products.
Special Precautions
History of penicillin allergy. Severe renal disorder; poor oral ingestion or parenteral nutrition patients; patients w/ gallbladder, biliary tract, liver or pancreatic disease. Superinfections may occur w/ prolonged or repeated therapy. Pregnancy. Avoid use during lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Exanthema, urticaria, erythema, flare, pruritus, shivering, fever, allergic dermatitis, edema, erythema multiforme, anaphylactic or anaphylactic like reaction; granulocytopenia, eosinophilia, thrombocytosis, leukopenia; elevation of GOT, AL-P & symptomatic precipitation of ceftriaxone Ca salt in gall bladder; nausea, vomiting, loose stools, diarrhea; headache. Shock; interstitial pneumonia; avitaminosis.
MIMS Class
ATC Classification
J01DD04 - ceftriaxone ; Belongs to the class of third-generation cephalosporins. Used in the systemic treatment of infections.
Viatrex powd for inj 1 g
10 × 1's (P600/vial, P6,000/box)
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