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Rocephin is a third generation cephalosporin which is a kind of cephalosporin type drug (anti-bacterial drug, antibiotic and antimicrobial).
Get a follow- up: A follow-up test for GC is best. Sometimes people become carriers. Rocephin is the treatment of choice. It is a cephalosporin, not a penicillin, so it is usually safe to use on a person allergic to penicillin. Be sure to check for other STD now and in the future. Condoms help but are not perfect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
I pee a lot. I think I have a uti. I have used augumentin and rocephin. Almost done with cefuroxime drugs. But i still pee a lot. What can I take?
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. ...Read more
My husband has Lyme meningitis he was put on IV antibotic rocephin 14 days. I now there is side effects. Is that treatment very effective?
Zithromax & shot rocephin-sinus infect/sore throat 3 days before blood work checkup showed low RBC 4.15, WBC 2.5 hct 37.9, & high mono%14.3. Why?
Rocephin im works on staphylococcus angine. If yes after how many shots symptoms and fever will get better? When to decide to switch to IV rocephin?
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 it. Bacteria are very smart and can mutate, and some types of this staph may not be sensitive to rocephin. If it is sensitive, it depends on the extent and site of the infection as to how long it takes to get better and to decide if you need it iv. ...Read more
Urgent help neededif 92 yo patient wont take large 500mg kelfex capsule bid after rocephin for klebsiella uti, can I substitute 250mg cipro tablet bid?
See below: You can get Keflex oral suspension. I avoid floroquinolones like Cipro in the elderly because of a higher risk of side effects such as tendonitis/tendon rupture, CNS toxicities and nap1 clostridium difficile disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have infected renal cyst (aspirated) e coli also a perinephric abscess. I have been on rocephin for 4 weeks. How long should treatment last?
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 treatment is appropriate, but before dcing therapy need WBC count, esr, CRP and results of imaging studies in follow-up. Consult with your urologist, infectious diseases doctor or both. Hope this is cured soon. ...Read more
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