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Rocephin® (ceftriaxone) is a prescription antibiotic licensed for the treatment of common bacterial infections, such as respiratory tract infection, syphilis, meningitis, and pelvic inflammatory disease. By preventing bacteria's ability to make and maintain their cell wall, the medication helps kill bacteria. Rocephin is only available as a solution for intramuscular injection or IV administration. Before using this antibiotic, make sure to talk to your healthcare provider if you are pregnant, have any allergies, or will be having surgery.
(Click Rocephin for information on how to use Rocephin, what strengths are available, who makes the medication, and what side effects may occur. You can also click on the various links in the box to the right to access specific topics on Rocephin.)
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