Definition of Ceftriaxone

1. Noun. A parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract.

Exact synonyms: Rocephin
Generic synonyms: Cephalosporin, Mefoxin
Language type: Trade Name



Definition of Ceftriaxone

1. Noun. (pharmaceutical drug) A synthetic cephalosporin antibiotic ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Ceftriaxone

1. Broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic with a very long half-life and high penetrability to usually inaccessible infections, including those involving the meninges, eyes, inner ears, and urinary tract. Pharmacological action: cephalosporins. Chemical name: 5-Thia-1-azabicyclo(4.2.0)oct-2-ene-2-carboxylic acid, 7-(((2-amino-4-thiazolyl)(methoxyimino)acetyl)amino)-8-oxo-3-(((1,2,5,6-tetrahydro-2-methyl-5,6-dioxo-1,2,4-triazin-3-yl)thio)methyl)-, (6R-(6alpha,7beta(Z)))- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ceftriaxone

cefotiam
cefovecin
cefoxitin
cefoxitin sodium
cefozopran
cefpodoxime
cefquinome
cefsulodin
ceftazidime
ceftazidime sodium
ceftibuten
ceftiofur
ceftizoxime
ceftizoxime sodium
ceftobiprole
ceftriaxone (current term)
ceftriaxone disodium
cefuroxime
cefuroxime axetil esterase
ceiba tree
ceibas
ceibo
ceil
ceil function
ceil functions
ceiled
ceiler
ceilers
ceili
ceilidh

Literary usage of Ceftriaxone

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1. Impacts Of Antibiotic-resistant Bacteria by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... doctors treated the patient with dexamethasone and ceftriaxone ... that showed the infecting strains were resistant to penicillin and ceftriaxone. ..."

2. Screening for Infectious Diseases Among Substance Abusers: A Treatment by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Recommended treatment regimens for chancroid Recommended regimen: • Azithromycin, lg orally in a single dose or • ceftriaxone 250 mg intramuscularly in a ..."

3. Guide to Clinical Preventive Services: Report of the U. S. Preventive by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"There is currently insufficient evidence to recommend for or against the use of ceftriaxone for routine meningococcal prophylaxis ("C" recommendation). ..."

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