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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Ceftriaxone: is a cephalosporin antibiotic that is used to treat bacterial infections.

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Ceftriaxone: Is a broad-spectrum antibiotic used to treat pneumonia, bacterial meningitis, lyme disease, typhoid fever & gonorrhea.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience in Pediatrics
Not absorbed: The chemical is not readily absorbable from the gut so it can only be injected. Several close cousins are available in oral formulations though.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
32 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yogurt: Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. There is absolutely no problem eating yogurt while on this antibiotic. Just know that the live cultures in the antibio ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
NO: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) single dose shot will cure gonorrhea and it will not be contagious.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Taylor
38 years experience in Pulmonology
Ceftriaxone is: used to treat gonorrhea as a single injection dose. Dual therapy for gonococcal infections (i.e., with ceftriaxone in a single intramuscular dose, ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Valdez
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Check with your doctor to see what it is sensitive to, and do not have unprotected sex in the future.
A female asked:
Dr. Alan Jackson
29 years experience in Addiction Medicine
Yes, but: Yes it can be used to treat strep but there are probably better (and cheaper) alternatives.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
How sensitive are u?: The strength of an antibiotic is measured by how active it is against a specific organism. For the right bug, plain old penicillin may be the 'stronge ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jessica Allan
22 years experience in Internal Medicine
Go to Urologist: I assume you have have been tested for all organisms and taken the appropriate amount of antibiotics for time as directed by the Doctor who gave them ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Roaney
60 years experience in Family Medicine
Doxycycline - Vibram: Vibramycin is a brand name of doxycycline.
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Roberts
41 years experience in Family Medicine
Penicillins won't!: CDC guidelines do NOT include PCNs for gonorrhea. Check the CDC website at: http://www.hcp-samples.bayer.com/new_password/index.php?val=Ykdsd2FXUmtiMk ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Williams
17 years experience in Pharmacy
Yes: This combination is used often especially in recurrent episodes or treatment resistant to a single or 2 drugs. Don;t stop anything unless you talk it ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Wrong medication: Chlamydia is treated with zithromax (azithromycin) or doxycyline. Suprax (cefixime) is used to treated a different std called gonorrhea.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
14 years experience in Internal Medicine
Infection ..: Ceftriaxone is a type of antibiotic, a so-called cephalosporin. It can be given intramuscular, as in the muscle, like in your case or by intravenous( ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: It is a completely different class of antibiotics. Azithromycin is a macrolide. So if you're allergic to penicillins only, you can take azithromycin ... Read More
A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ayah Elmaghrabi
29 years experience in Pediatrics
Reevaluate : You need to see your pediatrician to revaluate the child.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Nall
14 years experience in Sports Medicine
Maybe: Taking antibiotics can predispose you to yeast infections because they kill off your good bacteria as well as the bad which allow yeast a chance to gr ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Both R antibiotics: These are two antibiotics.The Cefuroxime is a cousin of penicillin. The germs they would likely kill, dose, frequency and side effects would differ.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Treat Chlamydia: Amoxicillin is not an effective antibiotic for infections with chlamydia.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: No, it's not.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Rocephin (ceftriaxone): Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is FDA Pregnancy Category B. Discuss with your OB.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
No interaction: No significant overlap, but this certainly seems like big guns. Can't therapy be better focused?
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Doxycycline: Same active drug, different salt.
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A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience in Pediatrics
CIPRO (ciprofloxacin): NO IT IS NOT OTOTOXIC PER THE COMPANY PACKAGE INSERT.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Lippe
28 years experience in Gastroenterology
Rocephin (ceftriaxone): Allergic reaction to penicillin - rash hives shortness of breath inability to breathe death rash abnormal liver enzymes pain at injection site etc h ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
Yes: It is generally started right away to treat potential coinfection with chlamydia tracomatis.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
No : There no known significant interactions between ketolides and cephalosporins.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bahman Omrani
16 years experience in Pain Management
Interactions are : Rare. Used very commonly together.

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