Rocephin Coupon - Rocephin 1g vial


CEFTRIAXONE is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare cephalosporin antibiotics.
Rocephin Coupon - Rocephin 1g vial

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Rocephin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve or if they get worse.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.

If you are being treated for a sexually transmitted disease, avoid sexual contact until you have finished your treatment. Having sex can infect your sexual partner.

Calcium may bind to this medicine and cause lung or kidney problems. Avoid calcium products while taking this medicine and for 48 hours after taking the last dose of this medicine.


Interactions with Medications

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Black, tarry stools

chest pain




painful or difficult urination

shortness of breath

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

swollen glands

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

Less common



Abdominal or stomach cramps or tenderness

back, leg, or stomach pains

bleeding gums


blood in the urine or stools

bloody nose

bluish color

changes in skin color

clay-colored stools


cough or hoarseness

dark urine

diarrhea, watery and severe, which may also be bloody

difficulty with breathing

difficulty with swallowing


fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse

feeling of discomfort

feeling of warmth

fever with or without chills

general body swelling

general feeling of tiredness or weakness



increased sweating

increased thirst

inflammation of the joints


loss of appetite

lower back or side pain

muscle aches

nausea or vomiting

noisy breathing



pale skin

pinpoint red spots on the skin

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue


redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

shortness of breath

skin rash

swelling of the foot or leg

swollen lymph glands


tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

unpleasant breath odor

unusual weight loss

vomiting of blood

watery or bloody diarrhea


yellowing of the eyes or skin

Incidence not known

Blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin

chest pain

coughing up blood

decrease in the amount of urine

excessive muscle tone

increased menstrual flow or vaginal bleeding

muscle stiffness, tension, or tightness



prolonged bleeding from cuts

red irritated eyes

red or black, tarry stools

red or dark brown urine

red skin lesions, often with a purple center


skin rash with a general disease


trouble sitting still

unpleasant breath odor

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:


Acid or sour stomach



change in taste


excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

full feeling




itching of the vagina or genital area

loss of taste

pain during sexual intercourse

passing gas

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

thick, white vaginal discharge with no odor or with a mild odor

Incidence not known

Hives or welts

redness, swelling, or soreness of the tongue

swelling or inflammation of the mouth

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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