"Ceftriaxone" is prescribed for infectious lesions of the digestive tract, pelvis, urinary tract, kidneys, genital organs. The drug is used for the treatment of sepsis, meningitis, Lyme borreliosis, infection of the respiratory tract, ENT organs. Additionally, the tool is used for lesions of infection of the joints, bones, skin and tissues, and also for the prophylaxis of infection before and after operations.
The drug "Ceftriaxone" is available in the form of solution for injections, which are intramuscular or intravenous. For I/m application of the drug is diluted with water for injection: 0.5 g – 2 ml, 1 g – 3.5 ml of water. If necessary, you can apply a less concentrated solution. Also in some cases when the/m introduction for pain relief you can apply a 1% solution of lidocaine. Doing injections in the buttock, at the same time in one muscle should be administered no more than 1 g of product.
At/in the use of 1 g Ceftriaxone" is diluted in 10 ml of water for injection. The resulting solution of Ceftriaxone should be administered slowly - 2 to 4 minutes. If you are prescribing medication/drip, 2 g of the drug was diluted in 40 ml infusion solution containing no calcium (water for injection, sodium chloride solution, levulose or dextrose). To enter the medication should be within 30 minutes.
Adults, children 12 years old and children weighing more than 50 kg Nazakat 1-2 g of the drug "Ceftriaxone" 1 times a day. In the case of severe disease the dose can be increased up to 4 g per day, at the same time to enter the medication is followed by 2 times with an interval of 12 hours. After normalization of the drug should be used within 2-3 days.
For newborns and premature babies up to the age of 2 weeks, the dose of Ceftriaxone is 20-50 mg/kg body weight. The maximum dose is 50 mg/kg / day. However, in bacterial meningitis, the dosage may be increased to 100 mg/kg body weight (maximum 4 g) with subsequent reduction in the occurrence of the improvements. Children 2 weeks to 12 years prescribed 20-80 mg/kg of body weight. The drug is used 1 times a day.
The duration of therapy with Ceftriaxone" depends on the disease. Meningitis treatment lasts 4-7 days, depending on the pathogen. For borreliosis Lyme the drug is administered within 2 weeks 1 time per day in an amount of 50 mg/kg, but not more than 2 g per day. If gonorrhea is 1/m of the injection - 250 mg.
The drug is not prescribed during the first trimester of pregnancy, then – only at the discretion of the physician. In the treatment of lactation feeding must be suspended. Contraindication to treatment with Ceftriaxone is intolerance to the components of the tool. With caution the preparation is used in colitis and enteritis, kidney and liver failure with hyperbilirubinemia in children.