CEFTRIAXONE: Uses, Dosage, Side effects, Composition & more - Zoylo
INFORMATION ABOUT CEFTRIAXONE
CEFTRIAXONE belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics. CEFTRIAXONE is used to treat wide range of bacterial infections of the lungs, middle ear, brain, abdomen, urinary tract, kidneys, skin, heart and blood. Additionally, CEFTRIAXONE is also used in the treatment of Lyme disease, an infection spread by ticks parasites.
• Abnormalities with white blood cells
It is not necessary for all people to experience the above side-effects.
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR CEFTRIAXONE
• If you are on a low sodium diet, check with your doctor before taking CEFTRIAXONE.
• Bring to your doctor’s notice, if you had diarrhoea after taking an antibiotic medicine recently.
• Specific blood glucose monitoring systems may alter the results while taking CEFTRIAXONE. So, you are suggested to inform your doctor before using such systems or other methods of testing can be used if required.
• Inform your doctor if you have been recently given any calcium injection or have kidney or liver problems.
• Always keep your doctor informed about the ongoing medication or the ones which you have taken in the past, including over-the-counter medicines and herbal medicines.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q) How does CEFTRIAXONE work?A) CEFTRIAXONE works by preventing protein synthesis of bacteria, which are essential for bacteria to grow, replicate and increase in numbers.
Q) Can I take CEFTRIAXONE if I am allergic to penicillin?A) No, you are advised not to take CEFTRIAXONE if you are allergic to penicillin because it may develop unwanted side-effects such as itchy rash, swollen face or throat, difficulty in breathing.
Q) Can CEFTRIAXONE be used to treat gonorrhoea?A) Yes, CEFTRIAXONE can be used to treat certain sexually transmitted infections such as gonorrhoea and syphilis. CEFTRIAXONE belongs to the class of cephalosporin antibiotics. CEFTRIAXONE is used to treat wide range of bacterial infections in the body.
Q) Which medications I should not take along with CEFTRIAXONE?A) Some medicines may reduce the effect/interact with CEFTRIAXONE or cause serious side-effects when given at same time such as such as aminoglycoside and chloramphenicol. So, always inform and check with your doctor before taking CEFTRIAXONE with other medications.
Q) Does CEFTRIAXONE alter laboratory test results?A) Yes, CEFTRIAXONE may significantly alter your urine test and blood test results. You are advised to inform your doctor before undergoing tests.
Q) Does CEFTRIAXONE cause dizziness?A) Yes, CEFTRIAXONE may cause dizziness. If you experience dizziness, do not drive or operate any heavy machinery. Speak with your doctor if you experience these symptoms.
Q) How to store CEFTRIAXONE?A) Do not store CEFTRIAXONE above 25°C. Speak to your doctor for more information regarding CEFTRIAXONE storage.