Ceftriaxone (injection): Use, Side Effect

Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.

Ceftriaxone is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms such as meningitis. Ceftriaxone is also used to prevent infection in people having certain types of surgery.

Side Effects

Common side effects may include:

  • mild diarrhea;
  • warmth, tight feeling, or a hard lump where the injection was given;
  • vaginal itching or discharge;
  • rash; or
  • abnormal liver function tests.

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