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Ceftriaxone Brand names, Ceftriaxone Analogs

Ceftriaxone Brand Names Mixture

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Ceftriaxone Chemical_Formula


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Ceftriaxone fda sheet

Ceftriaxone FDA

Ceftriaxone msds (material safety sheet)

Ceftriaxone MSDS

Ceftriaxone Synthesis Reference

M. Montavon, R. Reiner, Brit. pat. Appl. 2,022,090; eidem, U.S. pat. 4,327,210 (1979, 1982 both to Hoffmann-La Roche)

Ceftriaxone Molecular Weight

554.583 g/mol

Ceftriaxone Melting Point

>155 oC

Ceftriaxone H2O Solubility

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Ceftriaxone State


Ceftriaxone LogP


Ceftriaxone Dosage Forms

IM infusion;

Ceftriaxone Indication

For the treatment of the infections (respiratory, skin, soft tissue, UTI, ENT) caused by S. pneumoniae, H. influenzae, staphylococci, S. pyogenes (group A beta-hemolytic streptococci), E. coli, P. mirabilis, Klebsiella sp, coagulase-negative staph

Ceftriaxone Pharmacology

Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin/cephamycin beta-lactam antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections caused by susceptible, usually gram-positive, organisms. Ceftriaxone has in vitro activity against gram-positive and gram-negative aerobic and anaerobic bacteria. The bactericidal activity of Ceftriaxone results from the inhibition of cell wall synthesis and is mediated through Ceftriaxone binding to penicillin binding proteins (PBPs). Ceftriaxone is stable against hydrolysis by a variety of beta-lactamases, including penicillinases, and cephalosporinases and extended spectrum beta-lactamases.

Ceftriaxone Absorption

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Ceftriaxone side effects and Toxicity

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Ceftriaxone Patient Information

Patient Information:

Patients should be counseled that antibacterial drugs including Ceftriaxone should only be used to
treat bacterial infections. They do not treat viral infections (eg, common cold). When Ceftriaxone
is prescribed to treat a bacterial infection, patients should be told that although it is common
to feel better early in the course of therapy, the medication should be taken exactly as directed.
Skipping doses or not completing the full course of therapy may (1) decrease the effectiveness of
the immediate treatment and (2) increase the likelihood that bacteria will develop resistance and
will not be treatable by Ceftriaxone or other antibacterial drugs in the future.

Ceftriaxone Organisms Affected

Enteric bacteria and other eubacteria