Rocephin for an Ear Infection

If you have an ear infection, you may benefit from Rocephin® (ceftriaxone). This prescription medication is a type of antibiotic and is approved for treating certain bacterial infections, including middle ear infections (otitis media). It is approved to treat ear infections in newborns, infants, children, and adults.
When treating an ear infection with Rocephin, your healthcare provider will consider several factors, such as your age, other medical conditions you have, and other medications you are taking. However, the typical dose of Rocephin for treating most types of bacterial infections ranges from Rocephin 250 mg to Rocephin 2 grams, given once only or 1 to 2 times daily for 7 to 14 days. The dosage for children will vary, depending on the child's weight.
(Click What Is Rocephin Used For? and Dosing With Rocephin for a more in-depth look at using Rocephin for ear infections and other bacterial infections. These articles also discuss general dosing guidelines and offer tips on how to safely and effectively use this antibiotic.)
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