Rocephin


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Noun1.Rocephin - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity
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"Weapons, explosives, electronics, large amounts of black explosive powder, foodstuffs and medicine were recovered from the scene," an intelligence brief seen by the Nation reads.Among the medicine found at the camp on Wednesday was ceftriaxone, sold under the trade name Rocephin, which is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections.
Prophylactic antibiotic courses were defined as either a prescription for an oral fluoroquinolone as ciprofloxacin (ciproxin, Bayer Pharma AG, Leverkusen, Germany) 1000 mg/d (500 mg twice a day) or intravenous third-generation cephalosporin as ceftriaxone (Rocephin, Hoffmann-La Roche, Kaiseraugst, Switzerland) 2 g/d, whereas initial ED management with at least 3-day therapy.
An empirical therapy with Rocephin and aciclovir was started, but after excluding herpes simplex in the cerebrospinal fluid, the antiviral therapy was discontinued.
The treatments consisted of various detoxification, immune boosting, and antimicrobial therapies such as IV infusions of vitamin C, glutathione, EDTA, selenium, L-carnitine, magnesium, calcium, ozone, laser therapy, and the antibiotic Rocephin. Other adjunct therapies included colonics and enemas, pulsing magnetic field treatment in combination with singlet oxygen therapy, oral medication and supplements, and ionizing footbaths.
Because of well-documented treatment failures with cefixime and other oral cephalosporins, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends only one regimen for the treatment of gonorrhea: dual treatment with a single intramuscular dose of 250 mg of ceftriaxone (Rocephin) plus 1 g of azithromycin in a single dose.
Perioperatively, Tobradex eye drops, local ice pack cooling, and systemic antibiotic treatment (Rocephin 2 x 2 g iv.) were used for 3 days.
Question: A penicillin-allergic patient died from massive hemolysis after receiving the antibiotic ceftriaxone (Rocephin).
The pneumococcus vaccine contributes to a significant decline in penicillin, ceftriaxone (Rocephin) and multidrug-resistant strains of pneumococcus.
The CDC recommended a single intramuscular injection of ceftriaxone (Rocephin) along with a single oral dose of azithromycin or a 7-day course of doxycycline given b.i.d.
gonorrhoeae is emerging in the United States, as well in other parts of the world, the main recommended treatment for gonorrhea is two antibiotics taken at the same time: ceftriaxone (Rocephin), which requires a single injection, plus either azithromycin (Zithromax), orally in a single dose, or doxycycline tablets (Vibramycin, Doryx, and generic brands) twice daily by mouth for seven days.
Third-generation cephalosporins such as cefotaxime (Claforan) and ceftriaxone (Rocephin) are used to treat Klebsiella.
The American Urological Association also recommends second- and third-generation cephalosporins--cefoxitin (Mefoxin) and ceftriaxone (Rocephin)--for biopsy prophylaxis.