Rocephin (Ceftriaxone)
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Ceftriaxone

Important Safety Information

Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is a cephalosporin antibiotic infusion used to treat bacterial infections such as:

To maintain the effectiveness of ceftriaxone and other antibacterial treatments and to reduce the likelihood of the development of drug-resistant bacteria, ceftriaxone infusions should only be administered for infections that are proven or strongly suspected to be caused by susceptible bacteria.

Dosage Information

Ceftriaxone infusions for adults usually consist of a daily dose of 1 to 2 grams, depending on the particular infection and its severity. The duration of the therapy generally lasts from 4 to 14 days. In some cases, longer treatment may be necessary.

For children, the recommended daily dosage ranges from 50-100 mg/kg administered once daily, depending on the treatment type. The typical duration for pediatric treatment with ceftriaxone is 7 to 14 days.

Indications

Rocephin (ceftriaxone) is indicated for the treatment of bacterial infections of the lower respiratory tract, skin and skin structure, bone and joint, UTIs, septicemia, intra-abdominal infections, meningitis, and uncomplicated surgical prophylaxis.

Please refer to the full prescribing information.