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ceftriaxone intravenous

What conditions does ceftriaxone intravenous treat?

ceftriaxone intravenous is used to treat the following:

Infection of Spinal Cord or Brain due to Meningococcus, Treatment to Prevent Meningococcal Meningitis, Blood Infection caused by Streptococcus Bacteria, Blood Infection caused by Staphylococcus Bacteria, Blood Poisoning caused by Haemophilus Species Bacteria, Escherichia Coli Bacteria in the Blood, Infection of the Blood by Klebsiella Pneumoniae Bacteria, Blood Poisoning due to Salmonella Bacteria, Bacterial Infection of Blood or Tissues affecting the Whole Body, Infection caused by Haemophilus Influenzae Type B Bacteria, Acute Gonorrhea of the Lower Genital and Urinary Organs, Acute Gonorrhea of the Urethra, Acute Gonorrhea of the Cervix, Acute Gonorrhea of the Lining of the Uterus, Conjunctivitis caused by Gonorrhea, Arthritis due to Gonococci Bacteria, Gonorrhea Infection of the Throat, Gonorrhea of the Rectum, Gonorrhea of the Coverings of the Brain and Spinal Cord, Gonorrhea of Heart Valve, Gonorrhea which is Widely Distributed Throughout the Body, Highly Infectious Venereal or Sexually Transmitted Ulcer, Bacterial Meningitis caused by Hemophilus Influenzae, Bacterial Meningitis caused by Pneumococcus, Bacterial Meningitis caused by Streptococcus, Bacterial Meningitis caused by Staphylococcus, Meningitis caused by E. Coli Bacteria, Meningitis caused by Klebsiella, Bacterial Meningitis, Middle Ear Infection, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Klebsiella, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Haemophilus Influenzae, Pneumonia due to the Bacteria Haemophilus Parainfluenzae, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Streptococcus, Bacterial Pneumonia caused by Staphylococcus, Pneumonia caused by E. Coli Bacteria, Pneumonia caused by Gram-Negative Bacteria, Pneumonia caused by the Bacteria Serratia, Pneumonia caused by the Bacteria Enterobacter, Pneumonia caused by Proteus Bacteria, Pneumonia caused by Bacteria, Lower Respiratory Tract Infection, E. Coli Bacteria Infection of Abdominal Cavity Lining, Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection of Abdominal Cavity Lining, Peritonitis caused by Peptostreptococcus Bacteria, Infection Within the Abdomen, Bacterial Urinary Tract Infection, Urinary Tract Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria, Urinary Tract Infection caused by Klebsiella Bacteria, Infection of the Urinary Tract caused by Proteus Bacteria, Complicated Urinary Tract Infection caused by Enterobacter, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Infection of a Woman's Reproductive Organs, PID with Gonorrhea, Inflammation of the Endometrium, Skin Infection, Skin Infection due to Streptococcus Pyogenes Bacteria, Skin Infection due to E. Coli Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Proteus Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Klebsiella Bacteria, Skin Tissue Infection due to Peptostreptococcus Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Enterobacter Bacteria, Skin Infection due to Serratia Bacteria, Skin Infection caused by Morganella Morganii, Bacteria causing an Infection in the Joints, Infectious Arthritis caused by Escherichia Coli Bacteria, Infectious Arthritis caused by Haemophilus Bacteria, Joint Infection caused by Klebsiella Species Bacteria, Joint Infection caused by Enterobacter Species Bacteria, Infection of a Joint caused by Streptococcus Bacteria, Infection of a Joint caused by Escherichia Coli Bacteria, Infection of a Joint caused by Proteus Bacteria, Infection of a Joint, Bone Infection caused by Klebsiella Pneumoniae Bacteria, Bone Infection due to Proteus Mirabilis Bacteria, Bone Infection due to Streptococcus Bacteria, Bone Infection caused by E. Coli, Bone Infection caused by Enterobacter, Bone Infection caused by Haemophilus Bacteria, Infection of Bone, Prevention of Perioperative Infection

ceftriaxone intravenous may also be used to treat:

Infection by Yersinia Enterocolitica, Infection caused by Yersinia Pseudotuberculosis Bacteria, Lyme Disease, Arthritis in Lyme Disease, Inflammation of Heart due to Lyme Disease, Lyme Disease of the Central Nervous System, Treatment to Prevent Bacterial Infection of a Heart Valve, Prevention of Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia, Pediatric Fever without a Source, Sexual Transmitted Disease Exposure from Sexual Assault

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