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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C18H18N8O7S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt and used commonly to treat gonorrhea.

[cef(a)- + tri- + a(zine) + (o)x(o)- + -one.]
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Noun1.ceftriaxone - 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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Of great concern is the increase in resistance towards the current standard of care treatment for gonorrhoea, a combination of the broad-spectrum antibiotics, azithromycin and ceftriaxone. N.
Results from the test can be used to guide treatment decisions for gonorrhea infections, giving doctors and patients the option of using ciprofloxacin instead of ceftriaxone, one of the last remaining antibiotics available for multi-drug resistant infections.
Ceftriaxone (A 3rd generation cephalosporin) is highly effective in enteric fever; but every time it is supposed to be administered parenterally; hence, considered as lesser ideal treatment option in enteric fever.
gonorrhoeae strains with resistance to extended-spectrum cephalosporins (ESCs), including ceftriaxone, the last remaining option for empiric first-line gonorrhea treatment, have emerged and spread internationally, which is a serious concern worldwide (2-23).
Hence current study was conducted for assessing the effect of ceftriaxone on lipid peroxidation and activities of antioxidant enzymes in mice.
About one week after treatment, nearly all of the gonorrhea infections of the genitals were cured: 48 of 49 people who received 2 grams of zoliflodacin (pill form), all 47 people who received 3 grams, and all 21 people who got ceftriaxone (a currently recommended antibiotic administered by injection).
A new antibiotic successfully treated uncomplicated urogenital and rectal gonococcal infections, but was not as effective as ceftriaxone in treating pharyngeal infections, in a phase 2 study.
Currently, the disease is resistant to nearly every class of antibiotics, except ceftriaxone.
To combat emergent antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea, the CDC recommends dual therapy with 250 mg ceftriaxone (intramuscular) plus 1 g azithromycin (oral) for uncomplicated cases.