Ceftriaxone (ceftriaxone sodium and dextrose)Injection is an antibacterial drug used to treat conditions such as lower respiratory tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, urinary tractinfections, pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial septicemia, bone and joint infections, and meningitis.
Ceftriaxone is used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This medication belongs to a class of drugs known ascephalosporin antibiotics. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.
This drug is not recommended for use in new bornswith high blood bilirubin levels and premature infants due to increased risk ofside effects. Ask the doctor or pharmacist for details.
Swelling, redness, or pain at the injection site mayoccur. If any of these effects last or get worse, tell your doctor orpharmacist promptly.
Before using ceftriaxone, tell your doctor orpharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other antibiotics (such aspenicillins, other cephalosporins); or if you have any other allergies. This product may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details.