Ceftriaxone (Na)



Primary Characterstics


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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Ceftriaxone (Na)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

1 g1 (1)24 hourly0.5-2 pre-operatively for prophylaxis against infection in surgery.
0.25 to 0 g0.12 (0.125)As recommended.IMFor uncompleted Gonnorrhoea
1 to 2 g1.5 (1.5)24 hourlyIV,IMOnce daily or in two divided doses. Max. dose: 4 g/day. Given by IV infusion over atleast 30 minutes.

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0 to 125 mg62 (62.5)As recommended.For prevention of secondary cases of mennigococcal meningitis
20 to 50 mg/kg35 (35)24 hourlyIntra VenousFor serve infections up to 80mg/kg daily should be given

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

50 mg/kg50 (50)24 hourlyIntra VenousIV doses should be given over 60 min doses above 50mg/kg should be given by IV infusion only

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Ceftriaxone (Na)

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