CEFTRIAXONE sodium, eq. 250mg base, powd, vial+ lidocaine IM


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CEFTRIAXONE + lidocaine (IM)

Therapeutic Action

Third-generation cephalosporin antibacterial


Severe bacterial infections (meningitis, pneumonia, typhoid fever, shigellosis, leptospirosis, tick-borne relapsing fevers, pyelonephritis, neurosyphilis, etc.)

Cervicitis, urethritis and conjunctivitis due to Neisseria gonorrhoeae, chancroid

Instructions for use

Reconstitute the powder vial with the solvent containing lidocaine.

The reconstituted solution with the solvent containing lidocaine must be given as IM injection only. Never administer by IV route or infusion.

The 250 mg dosage is intended for paediatric use.

Precautions for Use

Do not confuse with ceftriaxone alone given as slow IV injection or infusion.


  • Below 25ºC - Protect from sunlight
  • After reconstitution, use the solution immediately.