Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection is used for bacterial infection, skin and skin structure infections, lower respiratory tract infections, urinary tract infections, bacterial infections, intraabdominal infections, meningitis, surgical infections, typhoid, intra abdominal infections and other conditions. Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection contains ceftriaxone and sulbactam as active ingredients.
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection works by preventing destruction antibiotics, from chemicals released from bacteria; inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis;
Detailed information related to ceftriaxone sulbactam injection's uses, composition, dosage, side effects and reviews is listed below.
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
Skin and skin structure infections
Lower respiratory tract infections
Urinary tract infections
Skin or soft tissue infections
Acute otitis media
Pelvic inflammatory disease
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection may also be used for purposes not listed here.
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection improves the patient's condition by performing the following functions:
Preventing destruction antibiotics, from chemicals released from bacteria.
Inhibiting the bacterial cell wall synthesis.
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
Sulbactam - 500 mg
Ceftriaxone - 1000 mg
Please note that this medicine may be available in various strengths for each active ingredient listed above.
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of ceftriaxone sulbactam injection. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
Pain at site of injection
Inflammation of a vein caused by a blood clots
Injection site reactions
Ceftriaxone sulbactam injection may also cause side-effects not listed here.
If you notice other side-effects not listed above, contact your doctor for medical advice. You may also report side-effects to your local food and drug administration authority.
Before using ceftriaxone sulbactam injection, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
Hypersensitivity to penicillins
If you develop bloody or watery diarrhea contact your doctor immedately
Inform your doctor if you have had allergic reactions to penicillins or other cephalosporins in the past
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If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of ceftriaxone sulbactam injection may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions.Ceftriaxone Sulbactam injection may interact with the following drugs and products:
Hypersensitivity toceftriaxone sulbactam injection is a contraindication. In addition, ceftriaxone sulbactam injection should not be used if you have the following conditions:
Clostridium difficile bacterial infection
Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins