What Do I need to Know BEFORE I take Ceftriaxone ?

HEALTH: Ceftriaxone the distinguishing feature of this cephalosporin is its longer duration of action of half-life of 8 hours, permitting once, or at the most twice daily dosing. Penetration into CSF is good and elimination occurs equally in urine and bile. Ceftriaxone has shown high efficacy in a wide range of serious infections including bacterial […]

Allergic to Penicillin ? You May Not Be

HEALTH: There are antibiotics having a β-Lactam ring. The two major groups are Penicillin’s and Cephalosporin. Monobactams and Carbapenems are relatively later additions. Penicillin was the first antibiotic to be used clinically in 1941.It is a miracle that the least toxic drug of its kind was the first to be discovered. It was originally obtained […]