Antimicrobials
Ceftriaxone

Ceftriaxone

High
N/A

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Empiric therapy of:

  • Bacterial meningitis
  • Nosocomial gram negative infections (except Pseudomonas)
  • Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis
  • Hospitalized community or nursing home acquired pneumonia in combination with a macrolide
  • Allergy/rash (immediate or delayed)
  • Cytopenias
  • Eosinophilia
  • Hepatic & renal laboratory abnormalities
  • Pseudocholelithiasis. Unclear clinical significance. Uncommonly symptomatic, but frequently by ultrasound gallbladder sludge

Antimicrobial class: Parenteral Cephalosporin - 3rd Generation

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 8 hours

Urine penetration: Therapeutic

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Therapeutic

Biliary penetration: Therapeutic