ceftriaxone


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cef·tri·ax·one

 (sĕf′trī-ăk′sōn′)
n.
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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ceftriaxon

ceftriaxone

n ceftriaxona
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A cluster of gonorrhea cases from the state of Hawaii has been identified as the first in the United States to show decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and azithromycin, the two most commonly prescribed drugs used to treat the infection.
Then antibiotic discs like ampicillin, chloramphenicol, cotrimoxazole, nalidixic acid, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, ceftriaxone, piperacillin/ tazobactam and azithromycin are placed which was incubated for 24 hours at 37[degrees]C.
6-8) And treatment with ceftriaxone may be a major driver of ceftriaxone resistance.
She was given ceftriaxone because she could not tolerate frequent administration of penicillin.
Ceftriaxone and azithromycin must be started on the same day.
ATLANTA -- A cluster of gonorrhea cases from the state of Hawaii has been identified as the first in the United States to show decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and azithromycin, the two most commonly prescribed drugs used to treat the infection.
Ninety-six of the test subjects received ETX0914 in 2 or 3 gram doses while the rest received ceftriaxone, one of the two drugs currently in use.
Traditionally, the use of penicillin has been recommended for respiratory tract infections, and the administration of third-generation cephalosporins, such as ceftriaxone or cefotaxime, has been recommended for meningitis treatments (2).
In conjunction, the company has received encouraging results from two Phase 2a clinical trials demonstrating a correlation of the 150 mg dose of ribaxamase with the degradation of residual IV ceftriaxone alone, and in the presence of the proton pump inhibitor (PPI), esomeprazole, to levels that were near or below detectable in the intestinal chyme of healthy participants with functioning ileostomies.
As the gonorrhoea bacterium can resist our most powerful antibiotics when used alone, two drugs, azithromycin and ceftriaxone, are used in combination.
Once-daily treatment with 2 g of intravenous ceftriaxone administered according to guidelines failed, and the patient died.