Rocéphine Uses

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What is Rocéphine?

Rocéphine is used to treat bacterial infections in many different parts of the body. Rocéphine is also given before certain types of surgery to prevent infections.

Rocéphine belongs to the class of medicines known as cephalosporin antibiotics. It works by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. However, Rocéphine will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections.

Rocéphine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

Rocéphine indications

infoAn indication is a term used for the list of condition or symptom or illness for which the medicine is prescribed or used by the patient. For example, acetaminophen or paracetamol is used for fever by the patient, or the doctor prescribes it for a headache or body pains. Now fever, headache and body pains are the indications of paracetamol. A patient should be aware of the indications of medications used for common conditions because they can be taken over the counter in the pharmacy meaning without prescription by the Physician. The below description contains indications of Rocéphine drug.

bacterial infections

How should I use Rocéphine?

Use Rocéphine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.

  • Rocéphine is usually given as an injection at your doctor's office, hospital, or clinic. If you will be using Rocéphine at home, a health care provider will teach you how to use it. Be sure you understand how to use Rocéphine. Follow the procedures you are taught when you use a dose. Contact your health care provider if you have any questions.
  • Rocéphine is light yellow to amber in color. Do not use Rocéphine if it contains particles, is cloudy or discolored, or if the vial or container is cracked or damaged in any way.
  • To clear up your infection completely, use Rocéphine for the full course of treatment. Keep using it even if you feel better in a few days.
  • Keep this product, as well as syringes and needles, out of the reach of children and pets. Do not reuse needles, syringes, or other materials. Ask your health care provider how to dispose of these materials after use. Follow all local rules for disposal.
  • If you miss a dose of Rocéphine, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not take 2 doses at once.

Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Rocéphine.

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Uses of Rocéphine in details

infoThere are specific as well as general uses of a drug or medicine. A medicine can be used to prevent a disease, treat a disease over a period or cure a disease. It can also be used to treat the particular symptom of the disease. The drug use depends on the form the patient takes it. It may be more useful in injection form or sometimes in tablet form. The drug can be used for a single troubling symptom or a life-threatening condition. While some medications can be stopped after few days, some drugs need to be continued for prolonged period to get the benefit from it. The below information contains the uses of Rocéphine drug.

Rocéphine is used to treat bacterial infections of the brain respiratory tract ear abdomen abdominal wall, urinary tract and kidney, bones, joints, and skin or soft tissues. It is also used in the management of fever with low white blood cells (neutropenia), surgical site infections, joint pain caused by parasite ticks (Lyme disease), typhoid, paratyphoid and sexually transmitted infections (gonorrhea, syphilis).

Rocéphine description

infoPharmacology is a crucial part of medicine wherein various medications are used to advance the well-being of an individual. Some drugs cure the infection or a disease; few prevent the occurrence of a symptom or a disease, and few are used in long-term treatment of the disease. Drugs are obtained from the plants as well as they can be synthesized organically. The drugs are used in various combinations or a single drug by the pharmaceutical industry during its preparation. The half-life of each medicine is different, and the dosage of the drug depends on the half-life of the drug. The below information gives the detailed description of Rocéphine drug.

A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic with a very long half-life and high penetrability to meninges, eyes and inner ears. [PubChem]

Active ingredient matches for Rocéphine:

Ceftriaxone in Switzerland, Belgium, France.

Ceftriaxone sodium in Switzerland, Belgium, France.


Unit description / dosage (Manufacturer)Price, USD
Injectable; Injection; Ceftriaxone Sodium 250 mg
Injectable; Injection; Ceftriaxone Sodium 500 mg
Injectable; Injection; Ceftriaxone Sodium 1 g
Injectable; Injection; Ceftriaxone Sodium 2 g
Rocephine 1 g x 10 Bottle
Rocephine 2 g x 1 Bottle
Rocephine 2 g x 10 Bottle
Rocephine 250 mg x 10 Bottle
Rocephine 500 mg x 10 Bottle

List of Rocéphine substitutes (brand and generic names):

Rofine 1 g x 1 Bottle in tube dung mobi 10 mL
Rophex / vial 1 g x 1's
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Roxifen Forte 20 mg x 500's (To-chemicals)
Roxifen 10 mg x 1,000's (To-chemicals)
Roxifen / vial + amp 10 mL diluent 1 g x 1's (To-chemicals)
Roxifen / vial + amp 2.5 mL diluent 250 mg x 1's (To-chemicals)
Roxifen / vial + amp 5 mL diluent 500 mg x 1 's (To-chemicals)
Roxifen 0.5 % x 25 g x 1's (To-chemicals)
Roxon 150mg TAB / 10 (Meridian)$ 1.08
Roxon 50mg/5mL SUSP / 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
150 mg x 10's (Meridian)$ 1.08
50 mg x 5 mL x 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
Roxon 1 g x 1's (Meridian)
Roxon / vial + diluent 250 mg x 1's (Meridian)
Roxon 500 mg x 1's (Meridian)
ROXON 150MG TABLET 1 strip / 10 tablets each (Meridian)$ 1.08
ROXON tab 150 mg x 10's (Meridian)$ 1.08
ROXON oral susp 50 mg x 5 mL x 30ml (Meridian)$ 0.51
Roxon 150mg Tablet (Meridian)$ 0.11
Roxon 500mg Injection (Meridian)$ 0.40
ROXON 1GM INJECTION 1 vial / 10 ML injection each (Rhombus Pharma Pvt Ltd)$ 1.19
ROXON 500MG INJECTION 1 vial / 2 ML injection each (Rhombus Pharma Pvt Ltd)$ 0.79
Rxone 1000mg INJ / 1 (R.K Medicare)$ 1.35

References

  1. DailyMed. "CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM: DailyMed provides trustworthy information about marketed drugs in the United States. DailyMed is the official provider of FDA label information (package inserts).". https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/se... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  2. Wikipedia. "ceftriaxone: Link to the compound information in Wikipedia.". https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceftriaxon... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  3. PubChem. "ceftriaxone". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/compoun... (accessed September 18, 2017).
  4. FDA Orange Book. "CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM; LIDOCAINE: The publication, Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations (the List, commonly known as the Orange Book), identifies drug products approved on the basis of safety and effectiveness by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (the Act).". https://www.fda.gov/Drugs/InformationOnD... (accessed September 18, 2017).

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