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People who receive too much Rocephin may have overdose symptoms that could include, but are not limited to:
If you happen to receive an overdose of this medication, seek medical attention immediately.

Storage Methods

Rocephin powder should be stored at room temperature. Once mixed or thawed, Rocephin solutions may be kept at room temperature for 72 hours or refrigerated for 21 days. Rocephin products should be protected from light, moisture, and excessive heat.
Keep Rocephin and all medications out of the reach of children.

What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?

If you do not receive your Rocephin dose as scheduled, it should be administered as soon as possible, unless it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the one that was forgotten and take your next dose. Never take a double dose!

Who Makes Rocephin?

Roche Pharmaceuticals manufactures Rocephin.

Is There a Generic Version?

Rocephin is also available as the generic ceftriaxone.

Strengths of Rocephin

The medication comes in a number of strengths that will vary somewhat depending on who makes it. The strengths for generic Rocephin include:
  • Rocephin 250 mg per vial
  • Rocephin 500 mg per vial
  • Rocephin 1 gm per vial
  • Rocephin 2 gm per vial.
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