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    Ceftriaxone

    Information about Ceftriaxone

    Ceftriaxone uses

    Ceftriaxone is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

    How ceftriaxone works

    Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic. It kills bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive.

    Common side effects of ceftriaxone

    Diarrhea, Abnormal liver function tests, Rash
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    Written By
    Dr. Love Sharma
    PhD (Pharmacology), PGDPRA
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    Reviewed By
    Dr. Varun Gupta
    MD (Pharmacology), MBBS
    Last updated on:
    24 Sep 2019 | 05:24 PM (IST)
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    Expert advice for Ceftriaxone

    • Your doctor has prescribed Ceftriaxone to cure your infection and improve your symptoms.
    • Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection to come back and harder to treat.
    • Discontinue Ceftriaxone and inform your doctor immediately if you get a rash, itchy skin, swelling of face and mouth, or have difficulty in breathing.
    • Take it with food to avoid an upset stomach.
    • Diarrhea may occur as a side effect but should stop when your course is complete. Inform your doctor if it doesn't stop or if you find blood in your stools.
    • Avoid consuming alcohol while taking Ceftriaxone as it may cause increased side effects.

    Frequently asked questions for Ceftriaxone

    Ceftriaxone

    Q. How long does Ceftriaxone takes to work?

    Usually, Ceftriaxone starts working soon after taking it. However, it may take some days to kill all the harmful bacteria and make you feel better.

    Q. What if I don't get better after using Ceftriaxone?

    Inform your doctor if you don't feel better after finishing the full course of treatment. Also, inform him if your symptoms are getting worse while using this medicine.

    Q. For how long does Ceftriaxone stay in the body?

    Usually, Ceftriaxone stays in the body for around 2 days after completely stopping the medicine.

    Content on this page was last updated on 24 September, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)