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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Rocephin (ceftriaxone): Rocephin (ceftriaxone) = Ceftriaxone

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Same drug: Ceftriaxone =Rocephin (cephalosporin antibiotic) Megion is found in a variety of other countries (not US) and is also Ceftriaxone.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Proper treatment: Try calling your Walmart Pharmacy near you - I went to GoodRx.com and found this: Walmart Pharmacy - 150 Gold Star Hwy Groton, CT (860) 449-6902. It ... Read More
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 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: In case of overdose, call your local poison control center at 1-800-222-1222. If the victim has collapsed or is not breathing, call local emergency se ... Read More
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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 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience in Infectious Disease
Ceftriaxone therapy: Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic in the cephalosporin class (relative of penicillin). It is useful for a large array of different infections. What I lik ... Read More
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 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 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 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
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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: You need to take the injections as long as your physician orders them. The length of treatment relates to the underlying disease being treated.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience in Infectious Disease
No: The vast majority of MRSA strains are resistant to cipro (ciprofloxacin). Mrsa if sensitive frequently develop resistance to Cipro (ciprofloxacin) dur ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Doxycycline: not the best drug for strep throat. Do you have allergies to other medications such as Penicillins? All the best.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
That is quite a: Bit of treatment for a uti. If symptoms have persisted need further work up and potential urologic evaluation rather than "shotgun" antibiotics.
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Yes: It is the treatment of choice for this complication of lyme disease.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
Depends on cause: That depends on why you have a fever.
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience in Medical Oncology
Needs to be rechecke: This is strange, yet it can be a lab error. I would advise close follow up with a recheck x 1-2 till WBC count is at least 4, 000.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Minimal help: The emergence of strains of gonorrhea resistant to the penicillin group of meds in the late 70's make this a poor choice.Amoxicillin may have some eff ... Read More
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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 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Bacteria sensitivity: Just because you have an identification of the bacteria, a sensitivity test must be done if you want to know if a particular antibiotic will work on i ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Derek Isenberg
15 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Very likely: There's a very small, less than 1% chance of cross-reaction between penicillin and a cephalosporins. If you had a severe reaction to penicillin, you' ... Read More
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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 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
MRSA: no it doesn't. need something else
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Lin
Dr. James Lin answered
50 years experience in Urology
Here are some ...: Your condition needs to be reassessed by reviewing the onset, degree, duration, evolution, & progress of pain, swelling, response to Rx over time ... Read More
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A 100-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience in Family Medicine
No. Call the doctor.: You can ask them to substitute a liquid version of the same medication, but don't substitute another medication on your own.
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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 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 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience in Infectious Disease
Need more info: Ceftriaxone is good therapy if the e. Coli is sensitive in vitro, the abscess has been drained, and the precipitating cause removed. 4-6 weeks of trea ... Read More
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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 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Menchell
43 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Rocephin (ceftriaxone) allergy: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) belongs to the cephalosporin group of antibiotics. Cephalosporins are chemically related to penicillin and have been shown to ... Read More
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