Therapeutic Indications

Ceftriaxone is indicated for:

Community acquired pneumonia, hospital acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Complicated skin and soft tissue infections, infections of bones and joints

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Intra-abdominal infections

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Pre-operative prophylaxis of surgical site infections

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-80 mg/kg once

Bacterial endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 100 mg/kg once daily

Acute otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50 mg/kg once daily

Neutropenic fever due to bacterial infection

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Complicated urinary tract infections

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Disseminated Lyme borreliosis (early [Stage II] and late [Stage III])

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-80 mg/kg once daily

Syphilis

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 75-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 80-100 mg/kg once daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Infants (40 days - 1 year old) , Children (1 year - 12 years old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 80-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 80-100 mg/kg once daily

Community acquired pneumonia, hospital acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Complicated skin and soft tissue infections, infections of bones and joints

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Intra-abdominal infections

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Pre-operative prophylaxis of surgical site infections

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Bacterial endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Acute otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50 mg/kg once daily

Neutropenic fever due to bacterial infection

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Complicated urinary tract infections

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 20-80 mg/kg once daily

Syphilis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Newborns (0 - 40 days old)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 50-100 mg/kg once daily

Community acquired pneumonia, acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 1-2 g once daily

Complicated skin and soft tissue infections, infections of bones and joints

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2 g once daily

Intra-abdominal infections

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 1-2 g once daily

Gonorrhoea

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intramuscular - 500 mg once

Pre-operative prophylaxis of surgical site infections

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2 g once

Bacterial endocarditis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2-4 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2-4 g once daily

Acute otitis media

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 1-2 g once daily

Neutropenic fever due to bacterial infection

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2-4 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2-4 g once daily

Hospital acquired pneumonia

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2 g once daily

Complicated urinary tract infections

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 1-2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 1-2 g once daily

Disseminated Lyme borreliosis (early [Stage II] and late [Stage III])

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2 g once daily

Syphilis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 0.5-2 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 0.5-2 g once daily

Bacterial meningitis

Irrespective of gender only Adolescents (12 years - 18 years old) Adults (18 years old or older)

For this indication, the medical literature mentions below treatments (click for details):

Treatment 1: Intravenous - 2-4 g once daily

Treatment 2: Intramuscular - 2-4 g once daily

Contraindications

Active ingredient Ceftriaxone is contraindicated in the following cases:

Hypersensitivity to cephalosporins

No gender/age discrimination

Hypersensitivity to the active substance, to any other cephalosporin.