CEFTRIAXONE 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.
This medicine may also be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
Information to tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
any chronic illness
bowel disease, like colitis
both kidney and liver disease
high bilirubin level in newborn patients
an unusual or allergic reaction to ceftriaxone, other cephalosporin or penicillin antibiotics, foods, dyes, or preservatives
pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this medicine?
This medicine is injected into a muscle or infused it into a vein. It is usually given in a medical office or clinic. If you are to give this medicine you will be taught how to inject it. Follow instructions carefully. Use your doses at regular intervals. Avoid not take your medicine more often than directed. Do not skip doses or stop your medicine early even if you feel better. Don’t stop taking except on your doctor’s advice.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.
What if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only that dose. Do not take double or extra doses.
Do not take this medicine with any of the following medications:
This medicine may also interact with the following medications:
birth control pills
This list may not describe all possible interactions. Give your health care provider a list of all the medicines, herbs, non-prescription drugs, or dietary supplements you use. Also tell them if you smoke, drink alcohol, or use illegal drugs. Some items may interact with your medicine.
Tell your doctor or health care provider if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.
This medicine may cause serious skin reactions. They can happen weeks to months after starting the medicine. Contact your health care provider right away if you notice fevers or flu-like symptoms with a rash. The rash may be red or purple and then turn into blisters or peeling of the skin. Or, you might notice a red rash with swelling of the face, lips or lymph nodes in your neck or under your arms.
Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Call your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.
If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Having sex can infect your sexual partner.
Calcium may bind to this medicine and cause lung or kidney problems. Refrain from using calcium products while taking this medicine and for 48 hours after taking the last dose of this medicine.
The following are side effects that you should report to your doctor or health care professional as soon as possible:
allergic reactions like skin rash, itching or hives, swelling of the face, lips, or tongue
pain when urinating
redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
stomach pain, cramps
unusual bleeding, bruising
unusually weak or tired
Side effects that usually do not require medical attention (report to your doctor or health care professional if they continue or are bothersome):
pain, swelling, irritation where injected
This list may not describe all possible side effects. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.
Where should I keep my medicine?
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store at room temperature below 25 degrees C (77 degrees F). Protect from light. Throw away any unused vials after the expiration date.
NOTE: This sheet is a summary. It may not cover all possible information. If you have questions about this medicine, talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider.
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The main cause of anemia is low iron levels in the body. This type of anemia is called iron-deficiency anemia. Your body needs a certain amount of iron to make hemoglobin, the substance that moves oxygen throughout your body.
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