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Ceftriaxone

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Type 3rd generation cephalosporin antibiotic
Presentation Vial – 1g Ceftriaxone powder for reconstitution
Actions 1. Broad spectrum antibiotic Especially effective against gram-negative bacteria(e.g. Meningococcus) 2. Effective crossing of blood-brain barrier
Use Suspected meningococcal disease, in acutely ill patients
Adv Effects 1. Hypersensitivity reactions (not common) 2. Diarrhoea 3. Skin rash
Precautions It is possible that 20% patients with a Penicillin allergy may be sensitive to Ceftriaxone.
Contraindications Known sensitivity to cephalosporins
Dose 50 mg/kg, to 2g, IV preferred.also IO. Make to 10ml w/NS; give slowly over 2–4 min. May be administered IM:Dilute a maximum of 1g in 3mls of 1% Lignocaine prior to administration. Give two injections if dose is over 1g (i.e. over 3 mls volume
Special Note An incident report should be submitted to Clinical Services if Ceftriaxone is administered.
Created by: mattypepper