Rocephin Powder For Solution For Injection 10G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Rocephin: Powder for solution for injection (10g)

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What is this Medicine?

CEFTRIAXONE (sef try AX one) is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

In-Depth Information

Rocephin 10g Bulk Powder for Injection

NDC: 000041971
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pneumonia, Meningitis, Urethritis, Intraabdominal Infections, Bone And Joint Infections, Septicemia, Pharyngitis, Nosocomial Pneumonia, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), Cervicitis, Gonorrhea, Proctitis, Skin And Skin Structure Infections, Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), Surgical Infection Prophylaxis, Lower Respiratory Tract Infections, Community-acquired Pneumonia

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Meningococcal Infection Prophylaxis, Typhoid Fever, Chancroid, Ophthalmia Neonatorum, Salmonellosis, Endocarditis Prophylaxis, Endocarditis, Infectious Diarrhea, Syphilis, Neurosyphilis, Gastroenteritis, Otitis Media, Gonorrhea Prophylaxis, Bacterial Conjunctivitis, Bacterial Infection Prophylaxis, Leptospirosis, Lyme Disease, Bacterial Colonization Eradication, Sinusitis, Erythema Migrans, Epididymitis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store below 77 degrees F
Rocephin 10g Bulk Powder for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Rocephin 10g Bulk Powder for Injection

No White Blood Cells Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Blood In The Urine Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yellow Skin Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High White Blood Cells Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Convulsions Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Breathing Difficulties Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Chills Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<3.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Glycosuria Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Lymphocytes Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Lymphocytes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Irritated Blood Vessels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Yeast Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gallstones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Nose Bleed Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemolytic Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
High Bilirubin Level Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Prothrombin Level Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Platelet Count Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Serum Sickness Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Kidney Stones Incidence:
<0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
1.0-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
1.2%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
1.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
2.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
2.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
High Platelet Count Incidence:
5.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Eosinophilia Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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