Ceftriaxone Precautions and Warnings

Who Should Not Take Ceftriaxone?

The following people should not take ceftriaxone:
 
  • People who are allergic to ceftriaxone, Rocephin, related medications (such as Omnicef® or Keflex®), or any inactive ingredients used in making ceftriaxone. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients in ceftriaxone.
     
  • Newborns (especially if they are premature) with extremely high levels of bilirubin. Jaundice may be a sign of high levels of bilirubin.
     

Ceftriaxone Precautions and Warnings: Summary

There are a number of situations where ceftriaxone should not be taken, as well as a number of precautions and warnings people should be aware of with ceftriaxone. However, it is possible that not all the warnings and precautions for ceftriaxone were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific precautions and warnings that may apply to you.
 
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