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  1. ceftriaxone, Rocephinnoun

    a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract


  1. rocephin

    Ceftriaxone, sold under the brand name Rocephin, is a third-generation cephalosporin antibiotic used for the treatment of a number of bacterial infections. These include middle ear infections, endocarditis, meningitis, pneumonia, bone and joint infections, intra-abdominal infections, skin infections, urinary tract infections, gonorrhea, and pelvic inflammatory disease. It is also sometimes used before surgery and following a bite wound to try to prevent infection. Ceftriaxone can be given by injection into a vein or into a muscle.Common side effects include pain at the site of injection and allergic reactions. Other possible side effects include C. difficile-associated diarrhea, hemolytic anemia, gall bladder disease, and seizures. It is not recommended in those who have had anaphylaxis to penicillin but may be used in those who have had milder reactions. The intravenous form should not be given with intravenous calcium. There is tentative evidence that ceftriaxone is relatively safe during pregnancy and breastfeeding. It is a third-generation cephalosporin that works by preventing bacteria from making a cell wall.Ceftriaxone was patented in 1978 and approved for medical use in 1982. It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines. It is available as a generic medication.


  1. rocephin

    Rocephin, generically known as ceftriaxone, is a type of antibiotic medication used to treat a variety of bacterial infections. This can include infections in the ear, skin, lungs, urinary tract, blood, bones, joints, and abdominal area. Rocephin works by stopping the growth of bacteria. It belongs to a class of drugs known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It is typically administered through injection into a muscle or vein.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocephin in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rocephin in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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