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Doctor insights on: Ceftriaxone Sodium And Dextrose Injection Side Effects

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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. Lonnie Smith
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Rocephin (Definition)

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


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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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Any bad side effects of rocephin?

Any bad side effects of rocephin?

Rocephin: 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

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Can you buy ceftriaxone rocephin antibiotic over the counter?

Can you buy ceftriaxone rocephin antibiotic over the counter?

No: No it is sold by prescription only. Also, it is only given intravenously or intramuscularly. ...Read more

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Is 1 injection of rocephin enough for an infection of my finger from a clean glass cut?

Is 1 injection of rocephin enough for an infection of my finger from a clean glass cut?

Cellulitis: It depends on if you have an infection and to what extent. A single dose of ceftriaxone may treat a mild skin cellulitis. It sounds to me like it was given as a prophylactic dose just in case you introduced bacteria into the wound. :) ...Read more

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Dr. Zora Rogers
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Ceftriaxone (Definition)

Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin which is a kind of anti-bacterial ...Read more


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Dextrose (Definition)

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