Product Description

Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic used in the treatment of bacterial infections. It belongs to the category of medicines also called cephalosporin antibiotics. Ceftriaxone injection is available at Medlock Healthcare under the brand name XONMED 1000. The injection is made under the observation of quality assurance and quality control experts to ensure the high efficacy and safety of the products. The medicine is highly beneficial in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria such as gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease), pelvic inflammatory disease (infection of the female reproductive organs that may cause infertility), meningitis (infection of the membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord). 

Do not self-medicate the medicine. Take the Ceftriaxone injection as per the dosage and duration prescribed by your healthcare professional. Do not self-administer and take it under the medical professional. Some users may observe a few side effects such as diarrhea, rashes, changes in the results of blood and liver tests, and abnormalities (increase/decrease) in the number of white blood cells and platelets. Inform your doctor if the side effects persist or if you are allergic to ceftriaxone. 

Medicinal Benefits of Ceftriaxone Injection 

Ceftriaxone injection is primarily used in the treatment of bacterial infections such as urinary tract infections, lower respiratory tract infections, bacteremia, septicemia, meningitis, abdominal infections, and infections caused by pseudomonas species. It is a cephalosporin antibiotic also used to prevent infections, before and after surgery. 

The medicine kills the bacteria by preventing them from forming the bacterial protective covering (cell wall) which is needed for them to survive. It is widely used for its broad-spectrum antibiotic activity that is effective against gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria, aerobic and some anaerobic bacteria. The wide range of bacterial infections in which Ceftriaxone is used are briefed below: 

  • Urinary tract infections
  • Lower respiratory tract infections
  • Bacteremia
  • Septicaemia
  • Meningitis
  • Abdominal infections and
  • Infections caused by pseudomonas species

Directions For Use

Carefully, read the description given along with the Ceftriaxone injection. Do not self-administer the medicine. Take the injection intravenously or intramuscularly only by a doctor or a nurse. You can take the medicine with or without food or as advised by your doctor. 

Side Effects of Ceftriaxone Injection

There are mild to moderate side effects of Ceftriaxone injection that do not last long. The side effects may vary in all the users as they depend on the physiological side effects and response to the therapy. The range of side effects of using the Ceftriaxone injection is briefed below. You shall immediately inform your doctor in case your side effects worsen or get severe with time. 

  • Abnormalities with white blood cells (such as a decrease of leucocytes and an increase of eosinophils) and platelets
  • Diarrhea
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Leukopenia
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Changes in liver function

Drug Interactions 

Ceftriaxone injection may interact with other medicines and cause adverse side effects. The medicines also tend to interact with certain food items and diseases. Do not take Ceftriaxone injection with the following mentioned medications. 

  • Aminoglycoside (treats infections)
  • Chloramphenicol (used to treat infections, particularly of the eyes

Safety Precautions and Warnings 

  1. Avoid consuming alcohol with Ceftriaxone injection as it may interact and cause adverse side effects. 
  1. Do not take Ceftriaxone injections without a doctor’s consultation if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby. 
  1. Store the Ceftriaxone injection in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. 
  1. Keep the Ceftriaxone injection out of reach of children and pets. Properly dispose of the discarded or expired medicines. 
  1. Stop using the Ceftriaxone injection if you notice any rash, itchy skin, swelling of the face and mouth, or difficulty in breathing. 
  1. Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor. 


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