Definition of ceftriaxone
: a broad-spectrum semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic C18H18N8O7S3 administered parenterally in the form of its sodium salt
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Last year, WHO updated their global treatment recommendations to suggest doctors treat gonorrhea with a combination of two antibiotics: ceftriaxone and azithromycin.
For ceftriaxone, resistance prevalence ranged from 0.1 percent in 2000 to the peak of 0.4 percent in 2011 and 0.2 percent in 2014.
In the US, the CDC recommends a two-drug regimen -- ceftriaxone and azithromycin -- for treating gonorrhea.
An abstract was released this morning about an isolate with significant cefixime and ceftriaxone resistance.
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Origin and Etymology of ceftriaxone
cef- (alteration of cephalosporin) + -triaxone, of unknown origin
First Known Use: 1984See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of ceftriaxone
: a semisynthetic cephalosporin antibiotic that is administered parenterally in the form of its hydrated disodium salt C18H16N8Na2O7S3·31⁄2H2O
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