How do you prepare im injection for Rocephin?

Dilute single dose vials of ceftriaxone with 0.9 ml 1% lidocaine solution (or sterile water) using a 1 ml syringe. Total volume will be approximately 1 ml. 2. Discard syringe and needle used for drawing up lidocaine/sterile water.

What happens if you push Rocephin too fast?

Rapid ceftriaxone administration (2 grams over 5 minutes) was associated with a case of palpitation, tachycardia, restlessness, shivering, and diaphoresis in an adult.

Can you run ceftriaxone with normal saline?

No interactions were found between ceftriaxone and Normal Saline Flush. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What are the side effects of Rocephin injection?

Common side effects of Rocephin include:

  • injection site reactions (swelling, redness, pain, a hard lump, or soreness),
  • loss of appetite,
  • nausea,
  • vomiting,
  • upset stomach,
  • diarrhea,
  • headache,
  • dizziness,

What is the work of Rocephin injection?

It works by fighting bacteria in your body. Rocephin is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms such as E. coli, pneumonia, or meningitis. Rocephin is also used to prevent infection in people having certain types of surgery.

What is the side effect of Rocephin?

SIDE EFFECTS: Swelling, redness, pain, or soreness at the injection site may occur. This medication may also infrequently cause loss of appetite, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, or headache. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.

What bacteria does Rocephin cover?

What Conditions does CEFTRIAXONE Treat?

  • infection by Yersinia enterocolitica.
  • infection caused by Yersinia pseudotuberculosis bacteria.
  • meningococcal meningitis.
  • treatment to prevent meningococcal meningitis.
  • blood infection caused by Streptococcus bacteria.
  • blood infection caused by Staphylococcus bacteria.

What IV fluids are compatible with ceftriaxone?

Stability / Compatibilities1,3 Compatible with: 0.9% Sodium Chloride (NS) • Dextrose 5% in Water (D5W) • Other dextrose-saline combinations Incompatible with Ringer’s Lactate or any solution containing calcium – forms a precipitate.

How do you administer ceftriaxone IV push?

The injection should be administered over 5 minutes, directly into the vein or via the tubing of an intravenous infusion. Ceftriaxone can be administered by intravenous infusion over at least 30 minutes (preferred route) or by slow intravenous injection over 5 minutes.