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Doctor insights on: Ceftriaxone Sodium And Dextrose Injection Dosage

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Cost of a ceftriaxone sodium injection ?

Cost of a ceftriaxone sodium injection ?

Depends: Name brand and generic drugs have wildly different costs. The markup on drugs is approximately 100% over wholesale but then is discoutned by most insurance companies. Add to that the cost of the drug administration which can be 10-75$ for intramuscular injection and 5-10 times that for IV injection and you can estimate the price. ...Read more

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Rocephin (Definition)

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Can you give Ceftriaxone Sodium to a type one diabetic and if you do what are the dangeers?

No worries.: It's an antibiotic, risks are minimal. Its more important that the diabetic has their infection aggressively treated. ...Read more

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Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium ?

Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium ?

Antibiotic allergy: All antibiotics can cause allergic reactions such as hives and side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, etc. Ceftriaxone has a reported hypersensitivity rate of 1.7%, not higher than other antibiotics. It has been used for many years and is popular due to the convenience of once a day IV dosing. ...Read more

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Can somebody with knowledge of healthcare please tell me how to do a rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection?

Injectable medicines: Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is an antibiotic, used for infections. There is absolutely no reason you should be taking this on your own. If you require such treatment, you should be doing under the care of a health provider. ...Read more

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How long do I need to use rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection for treatment?

How long do I need to use rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection for treatment?

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. ...Read more

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Received injection of rocephin (ceftriaxone) and prescribed antibiotics. Should I wait until next day to begin antibiotics?

Received injection of rocephin (ceftriaxone) and prescribed antibiotics.  Should I wait until next day to begin antibiotics?

Follow instructions: Follow the instructions of the doctor who prescribed the injection and oral antibiotics. If one does not recall the instructions, one generally can go ahead and start the oral antibiotics (instead of waiting until the next day). This usually works fine, because the level of oral antibiotics in the body will be rising as the level of injected antibiotics is going away. ...Read more

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How long rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection last? Gonorrhea or chlamydia.

How long rocephin (ceftriaxone) injection last? 

Gonorrhea or chlamydia.

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, in combination with either azithromycin or doxycycline) is now recommended to also treat Chlamydia. ...Read more

Dr. Zora Rogers
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Ceftriaxone (Definition)

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Dextrose (Definition)

Dextrose is a nutritional agent which is a kind of ...Read more