Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection is a drug which is used for treating bacterial infections. It is administered to the patient in the form of an injection. It is used to treat infections caused by bacteria such as gonorrhea (infection of female reproductive organ), pelvic inflammatory disease and also infections of lungs, skin, blood, bones, joints and abdomen. Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection belongs to a class of medications known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing the bacteria.
It should always be taken under a doctor’s guidance. Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection comes in the form of powder which is mixed with liquid and then injected intravenously (into a vein) over a period of 30 to 60 minutes. However, sometimes it is also injected into a muscle. It is usually injected as a single dose. Sometimes it is injected multiple times with a gap of 4 to 14 days between doses.
This medication should always be taken under the supervision of a medical expert. There are also some other precautions you need to take. Firstly check if you have any allergies to any of the ingredients of Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection. Also inform the consulting doctor about any prescribed drugs or dietary supplement that you are taking currently on to avoid side effects. Inform your doctor about any history of liver disease, kidney disease or digestive problems. Also if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant, it is advisable not to take this medication as it might have harmful effects on your baby.
Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection might cause some side effects like pain, tenderness, hardness or warmth in the place where it was injected; it may also result in pale skin ,weakness or diarrhea. These are common symptoms and usually go away on their own. However sometimes certain side effects can be serious. These maybe rash, stomach cramps, stomach pain, chest pain, painful urination, swelling in legs and feet, peeling skin, difficulty swallowing or breathing, rash etc. It is important to consult a doctor as soon as these symptoms occur. It is extremely important not to overdose as it can cause harmful effects. Ceftriaxone 1000 MG Injection should be kept at cool temperature away from direct sunlight. It should be kept out of the reach of children and pets.