Ceftriaxone (ceftriaxone sodium and dextrose) in EthiXone Injection is an antibacterial drug used to treat conditions such as lower respiratory tract infections, skin and skin structure infections, urinary tract infections, pelvic inflammatory disease, bacterial septicemia, bone and joint infections, and meningitis.
Dosage: To gain the most benefit, do not miss doses. It is given as a shot into a muscle or vein as per physician’s prescription.
What is Ceftriaxone in EthiXone for?
This medication is prescribed for certain bacterial infections such as gonorrhea, pelvic inflammatory disease, middle ear infection, meningitis (inflammation of the covering of the brain), and infections of the lungs, ears, skin, urinary tract, blood, bones and joints and typhoid. Ceftriaxone works to harm the bacteria and fight the infection.
Common side effects of Ceftriaxone in EthiXone:
Common side effects are upset stomach or throwing up, loose stools (diarrhea). For women, vaginal yeast infection, report itching or discharge.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.
What precautions should I take when taking Ceftriaxone in EthiXone?
Do not give to a newborn whose skin or eyes are yellow or who has high bilirubin levels in the blood. If you have an allergy to ceftriaxone or any other part of this drug, tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help?
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. - Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat and very bad belly pain.
Can I take EthiXone with other medicines?
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store EthiXone?
Injection: Store below 25°C. Store it at room temperature and keep away from children.
Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.