25th November 2019


How much lidocaine do you mix with 1 gram of Rocephin?

Ceftriaxone 250 mg vial – mix with 0.9 mL of lidocaine 1% = 250 mg/mL. Ceftriaxone 1000 mg vial – mix with 2.1 mL of lidocaine 1% = 350 mg/mL.

Similarly one may ask, how should ceftriaxone be administered?

1g ceftriaxone should be dissolved in 3.5ml of 1% Lidocaine Injection BP. The solution should be administered by deep intramuscular injection. The injection should be administered over 5 minutes, directly into the vein or via the tubing of an intravenous infusion.

Where do you give a Rocephin injection?

Draw up the diluted product in a 2 ml syringe. 5. Discard the needle used to draw up the medication and attach 1.5 inch 21 gauge needle to syringe. Dorso or ventrogluteal muscle is recommended for administration. Do not administer in the deltoid.

What is the medicine Rocephin used for?

Your doctor may use Rocephin to treat severe or life-threatening forms of bacterial infections such as meningitis. It might also be prescribed to treat lower respiratory tract or urinary tract infections, as well as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), uncomplicated gonorrhea, and ear or skin infections.
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