Ceftriaxone 1000 mg Injection

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Ceftriaxone injection is used to treat certain infections caused by bacteria such as gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease), pelvic inflammatory disease (infection of the female reproductive organs that may cause infertility), meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord), and infections of the lungs, ears, skin, urinary tract, blood, bones, joints, and abdomen. Ceftriaxone injection is also sometimes given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections that may develop after the operation. Ceftriaxone injection is in a class of medications called cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria. 

Uses of Ceftriaxone 1000 mg Injection

The medication can treat the below-provided problems:

  • Lower Respiratory Tract Infection
  • Skin And Structure Infection
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Sepsis
  • Meningitis
  • Gonococcal Infection
  • Lyme Disease
  • Pneumonia

Side effects 

A patient can suffer from the following:

  • Rash
  • Diarrhoea
  • Pain
  • Pruritus
  • Fever
  • Chills
  • Anemia
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flushing


  • Tell your doctor and Pharmacist if you are allergic to ceftriaxone; carbapenem antibiotics; other cephalosporin antibiotics such as cefaclor, cefadroxil, cefazolin, cefdinir, cefditoren, cefepime, cefixime, cefotaxime, cefotetan, cefoxitin, cefpodoxime, cefprozil, ceftaroline, ceftazidime, ceftibuten, cefuroxime, and cephalexin; penicillin antibiotics, or any other medications. Also, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any of the ingredients in the ceftriaxone injection. Ask your pharmacist for a list of the ingredients.
  • Tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Be sure to mention any of the following: chloramphenicol, and warfarin (Coumadin, Jantoven).
  • Tell your doctor if your child was born prematurely or is younger than 4 weeks of age. Your doctor may not want your baby to receive a ceftriaxone injection.
  • tell your doctor if you or if you have or have ever had any kind of allergies, problems with your digestive system especially colitis (inflammation of the large intestine), malnutrition (you do not eat or cannot digest the nutrients needed for good health), problems with your vitamin K levels, or kidney or liver disease.
  • tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. If you become pregnant while using ceftriaxone injection, call your doctor.



Ques: How long do I need to use Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection before I see improvement in my condition?

Ans: This medication is to be taken till the time you see an improvement in your health conditions.

Ques: At what frequency do I need to use Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection?

Ans: This medication should be taken at the dosage prescribed by the doctor.

Ques: Should I use Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection empty stomach, before food or after food?

Ans: This medication should be taken after food in a prescribed dosage.

Ques: Is Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection safe?

Ans: Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection is safe if used in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Take it exactly as directed and do not skip any dose. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully and let your doctor know if any of the side effects bother you.

Ceftriaxone 1000 mg Injection



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