Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam injection is used in the treatment of infections of the brain (meningitis), lungs, middle ear, abdomen and abdominal wall (peritonitis), urinary tract and kidneys, bones and joints, skin or soft tissues, blood, and heart. The medicine belongs to the category of medicines called Antibiotics. It is also highly beneficial in the treatment of specific sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea and syphilis), patients with low white blood cell counts (neutropenia) who have fever due to bacterial infection, Lyme disease (caused by tick bites) and to prevent infections during surgery. Store the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam injection in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
Take the medicine as per the dosage and duration instructions given by your doctor. Do not self-medicate the medicine. Take the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam injection under the guidance of a medical professional. Some users may notice a few side effects such as pain and swelling at the injection site, skin rash, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and black/tarry stools. Inform your doctor if you are allergic to Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam injection or similar medicines.
Medical Benefits of Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam Injection
Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection is primarily used in the treatment of infections of the brain (meningitis), lungs, middle ear, abdomen and abdominal wall (peritonitis), urinary tract and kidneys, bones and joints, skin or soft tissues, blood, and heart. Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin antibiotic, and Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor. The injection has a broad-spectrum activity and is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.
Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic that works by preventing the formation of the bacterial protective covering which is essential for the survival of bacteria. Sulbactam is a beta-lactamase inhibitor that reduces resistance and enhances the activity of Ceftriaxone against bacteria.
Directions For Use
Do not self-medicate the medicine. Carefully read the description given along the injection. Take the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam injection under the guidance of a medical professional.
Side Effects of Ceftriaxone and Sulbactam Injection
There are mild to moderate side effects of Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection that get resolved over time. The side effects may vary in all the users as they depend on the physiological condition and response to the treatment. You shall inform your doctor in case yoru side effects get severe or persist with time. The range of side effects noticed on using the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection are mentioned as follows:
Increased white blood cell count (eosinophils)
Decreased white blood cell count (lymphocytes)
Low blood platelets
Increased liver enzymes
Injection site reactions (pain, swelling, redness)
Safety Precautions and Warnings
Avoid consuming alcohol as it may interact with Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection and cause adverse side effects.
Do not take Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection without a doctor’s consultation if you are pregnant or breastfeeding your baby.
Store the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
Finish the prescribed course, even if you start to feel better. Stopping it early may make the infection come back and harder to treat.
Keep the Ceftriaxone + Sulbactam Injection away from children and pets. Properly dispose of expired and discarded medicines.