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Dr. Zora Rogers
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Ceftriaxone (Overview)

Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


Dr. Zora Rogers
336 doctors shared insights

Ceftriaxone (Overview)

Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin which is a kind of anti-bacterial drug (antibiotic and antimicrobial).


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Why is ceftriaxone available only in injection?

Why is ceftriaxone available only in injection?

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. ...Read more

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What is ceftriaxone injection used for? My doc gave me 1 a day for 3 days is it cause there was micro blood in my urine? They hurt when I sit normal?

What is ceftriaxone injection used for? My doc gave me 1 a day for 3 days is it cause there was micro blood in my urine? They hurt when I sit normal?

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(right into the blood stream). It sounds like your physician is using this medicine to treat a possible urinary tract infection but you should review this with him or her. The injection can leave the injection site sore! Best of luck. ...Read more

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Any bad side effects of rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Any bad side effects of rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Rocephin (ceftriaxone): Allergic reaction to penicillin - rash hives shortness of breath inability to breathe death rash abnormal liver enzymes pain at injection site etc however since this is a prescription medication given IV or intramuscularly it must be important to be ordered. Review with the prescribing physician! ...Read more

Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Rocephin (Definition)

Rocephin is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial ...Read more