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    Retropharyngeal Abscess Professional

    Surgery may be required urgently but not all patients with retropharyngeal abscesses require surgery. [ 7 ] One study found that of 162 paediatric patients with retropharyngeal abscess, 126 required ...

    Gonorrhoea Professional

    Drug Recommended treatment for confirmed, uncomplicated gonococcal anogenital infection in adults is ceftriaxone 500 mg IM stat plus azithromycin 1 g orally stat. National guidance i...

    Meningitis Professional

    Initial 'blind' therapy Children 3 months and older and young people should be given intravenous ceftriaxone as empirical treatment before identification of the causative organ...

    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Professional

    The current outpatient treatment recommendation is ceftriaxone 500 mg as a single intramuscular (IM) dose, followed by doxycycline 100 mg orally twice daily and metronidazole 400 mg twice dai...

    Antenatal Infections and their Consequences Professional

    Benefit may outweigh risk. Ceftriaxone has not specifically been studied during pregnancy. However, the risk associated with use of cephalosporins during pregnancy is thought to be low and...

    Linear IgA Dermatosis Professional

    Other drugs implicated include: Amiodarone Atorvastatin Captopril Cefamandole Ceftriaxone Furosemide Glibenclamide Interleukin-25 Lithium carbonate Metronidaz...

    Intracranial Abscesses Professional

    Initial therapy should be guided by local guidelines and the advice of a microbiologist: Initial empirical therapy usually consists of a third-generation cephalosporin (eg,  ceftriaxone...

    Typhoid and Paratyphoid Fever Professional

    Among fluoroquinolones, which are more effective than cephalosporins, gatifloxacin appears more effective than ciprofloxacin and ofloxacin for bacteria showing decreased ciprofloxacin sensitivity. ...

    Meningococcal Disease Professional

    If, at any point during the assessment, any of the following develop in a child or young person with a fever and a petechial rash, give IV ceftriaxone immediately (these children are at high ...

    Antimicrobial Eye Preparations Professional

    Neisserial infection - ceftriaxone (1 g intramuscularly (IM), single dose). Treat sexual partners too and evaluate for evidence of other sexually transmitted infections.

    Infective Endocarditis Professional

    Streptococcal endocarditis Benzylpenicillin monotherapy; ceftriaxone monotherapy; benzylpenicillin AND gentamicin; ceftriaxone AND gentamicin. Treatment of streptococci in ...

    Actinomycosis Professional

    Actinomyces are susceptible to a wide range of antimicrobial agents, such as beta-lactams (including benzylpenicillin, amoxicillin, ceftriaxone, meropenem and piperacillin-tazobactam), doxycy...

    Relapsing Fever Professional

    Tetracycline 500 mg 3–4 times daily for 5–10 days, or doxycycline 100 mg twice daily for a similar period are currently thought to be the optimal regimens. [ 1 ] Penicillin , erythromycin , c...

    Nocardia Professional

    For parenteral treatment or refractory cases, imipenem or a third-generation cephalosporin can be used - eg, ceftriaxone or cefotaxime. However, note that some species are resistant. Disse...

    Infective Conjunctivitis Professional

    In that study, all 12 patients responded well to a single 1 g intramuscular injection of ceftriaxone, together with a single episode of ocular lavage with saline [ 9 ] . Gonococcal ophtha...

    Epididymo-orchitis Professional

    For epididymo-orchitis most probably due to any sexually transmitted pathogen: ceftriaxone 250 mg intramuscularly single dose, plus doxycycline 100 mg by mouth twice daily for 10-14 days.

    Urethritis in Men Professional

    Gonococcal urethritis Recommended treatment for confirmed, uncomplicated gonococcal infection in adults is ceftriaxone 500 mg IM stat plus azithromycin 1 g orally stat. [ 5 ] Other option...

    Orbital and Preseptal Cellulitis Professional

    Hospital management may involve intravenous therapy (eg, intravenous ceftriaxone until response is seen) and further investigation to confirm preseptal cellulitis (only) and that there are no...

    Brucellosis Professional

    One case study reported the successful use of TMP-SMZ, rifampicin and ceftriaxone in a child aged under 8. [ 26 ] In adults, the quinolone can be replaced by doxycycline or tetracycline. [ 27...

    Ophthalmia Neonatorum Professional

    There is no established treatment protocol but options include ceftriaxone (single dose: 25-50 mg/kg intravenously (IV) or intramuscularly (IM), no more than 125 mg in total) or cefotaxime (s...