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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. Qamar Khan
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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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What are the differences between megion and rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

What are the differences between megion and rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Same drug: Ceftriaxone =Rocephin (cephalosporin antibiotic) Megion is found in a variety of other countries (not US) and is also Ceftriaxone. ...Read more

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How soon after taking dose rocephin (ceftriaxone) people stop being contagious?

Get a follow- up: A follow-up test for GC is best. Sometimes people become carriers. Rocephin (ceftriaxone) 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 more

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My face is slightly tingling after a rocephin (ceftriaxone) shot last night. Should I be worried?

As long as you have: no other symptoms, I would not worry. But you need to tell your Dr. about these symptoms-you could be allergic to rocephin (ceftriaxone) and should probably not get it again. ...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 much would 2g of rocephin (ceftriaxone) for 42days cost on average without health insurance ?

How much would 2g of rocephin (ceftriaxone) for 42days cost on average without health insurance ?

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 was $9 a vial, and you'll have to multiply that out, PLUS get access to the nursing care you'll need. So $400 for the drug, then the nursing which is quite costly -and needs to be done right to avoid complications. Hopefully a doctor is managing you. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take Rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Can pregnant women take Rocephin (ceftriaxone)?

Category B: It is a category B medication. Some women do take this during pregnancy. Not saying it would be right for you or what is wrong with you. ...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