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(PSYC 289) Ceftriaxone Sodium Psychology A Natural Science

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  • UniversityAthabasca University
  • CoursePsychology as a Natural Science (Psyc 289)

CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM
(sef-try-ax’one)
Rocephin
Classifications: ANTIINFECTIVE; ANTIBIOTIC; THIRD-GENERATION CEPHALOSPORIN
Prototype: Cefotaxime sodium
Availability
250 mg, 500 mg, 1 g, 2 g injection
Therapeutic Effects
Effectively treats bone and joint infections, gonorrhea and intra-abdominal infections, meningitis
and lower respiratory tract infections, otitis media, pelvic inflammatory disease, Proteus
infections, septicemia, skin and soft tissue infections, urinary tract infections, and is used for
surgical prophylaxis, reducing or eliminating infection.
Route & Dosage
Moderate to Severe Infections
Adult: IV/IM 1–2 g q12–24h (max: 4 g/d)
Administration
Intravenous
 IV administration to infants and children: Verify correct IV concentration and rate of
infusion with physician.
PREPARE: Intermittent: Reconstitute each 250 mg with 2.4 mL of sterile water, D5W, NS, or
D5/NS to yield 100 mg/mL. Further dilute with 50–100 mL of the selected IV solution.
ADMINISTER: Intermittent: Give over 30 min.
INCOMPATIBILITIES Solution/additive: AMINOGLYCOSIDES, aminophylline, clindamycin,
lidocaine, metronidazole, theo- phylline. Y-site: Amiodarone, AMINOGLYCOSIDES,
amphotericin B cholesteryl complex, amsacrine, azithromycin, azithromycin, fluconazole,
filgrastim, labetalol, pentamidine, vancomycin, vinorelbine.
Adverse Effects ( 1%)
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Body as a Whole: Pruritus, fever, chills, pain, induration at IM injection site; phlebitis (IV site).
GI: Diarrhea, abdominal cramps, pseudomembranous colitis, biliary sludge. Urogenital: Genital
pruritus; moniliasis.

 

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