Ceftriaxone is a third-generation cephalosporin.
EML status history
Added in 2017 (TRS 1006) for Gastroenteritis and colitis without specification of infectious agent
Therapeutic equivalent for
Watch group antibiotics
- Parenteral > General injections > unspecified: 250 mg in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt); 1 g in vial powder for injection (as sodium salt)
First choiceTyphoid fever Paratyphoid Fever Bacterial pneumonia (Community-acquired pneumonia - severe) [children] Other specified pneumonia (Hospital-acquired pneumonia) Bacterial meningitis co-prescribed with amikacin Acute pyelonephritis (severe) co-prescribed with amikacin Inflammatory and other diseases of prostate (severe) co-prescribed with azithromycin Gonococcal infection co-prescribed with clarithromycin Bacterial pneumonia (Community-acquired pneumonia - severe) co-prescribed with metronidazole Peritoneal abscess (severe) co-prescribed with metronidazole Peritoneal abscess (mild-moderate) co-prescribed with metronidazole Peritonitis (severe) co-prescribed with metronidazole Peritonitis (mild-moderate)