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Name: Patients Name Drug Study: Generic Name Ceftriaxone Brand Name rocephine

Yr/Block: Diagnosis:

Date: Hospital:

Indication Treatment of LRIT(e.g. bronchitis, pneumonia, bronchopneumonia,emphysema, lungabscess), skin andsoft tissue infections.Preoperative prophylaxis toreduce chance of postoperativesurgical infections

Action -Inhibits bacterialcell wall synthesis,rendering cell wallosmotically unstable,leading to cell death

Side Effects Phlebitis, rash,diarrhea, vomiting

Nursing Management -Instruct patient totake medication as prescribed for thelength of timeordered even if hefeels better.-Teach patient toreport sore throat, bruising, bleedingand joint pain.-Advise patient towatch out for perineal itching,fever, malaise,redness, pain,swelling, rashdiarrhea

Nursing Pharmacology

Sir Rellie Castro