Intacef PET – Ceftriaxone Injection

Intacef  PET injection contains Ceftriaxone which is an antibiotic of third-generation cephalosporin group. It has Gram -ive and Gram +ive activities both. Ceftriaxone crosses the placental barrier but no adverse effects on foetus have been noted. Ceftriaxone level is much higher in CSF in case of meningitis.

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Description

Intacef  PET – Ceftriaxone Injection 

Brand Name: Intacef  PET – Ceftriaxone Injection

Manufactured by: Intas Pharmaceuticals LTD.

Doses form: Injection

Presentation: 

500 mg vial with WFI (water for injection)

Ingredients & Composition:

Each Intacef  PET Injection Vial contains

Ceftriaxone Sodium IP equivalent to Ceftriaxone          500 mg

Description / Action: 

Intacef  PET injection contains Ceftriaxone which is an antibiotic of third-generation cephalosporin group. It has Gram -ive and Gram +ive activities both. Ceftriaxone crosses the placental barrier but no adverse effects on foetus have been noted. Ceftriaxone level is much higher in CSF in case of meningitis.

Class: Antibiotic / Cephalosporin (3rd Generation)

Indication / Uses:

Ceftriaxone / Intacef  PET injection is indicated

  • Pre and post Surgical procedures
  • Skin and soft tissue infections
  • Respiratory tract infections
  • Uro-genital tract infections
  • Joint infections
  • Intra-abdominal infections
  • Meningitis

Dosage and administration:

Ceftriaxone / Intacef  PET can be in given @15-25 mg/kg every 24 hours for 3 to 5 days

(Dilution: WFI 1.8 ml for IM and 5 ml for IV)

Route: Intramuscular, Intravenous

Species: Dogs and cats

Overdoses / Side effects / Contraindications /Warnings:

Overdose related side effects have not been mentioned by the manufacturer if happen can be monitored and treated symptomatically.

Dogs/ cats hypersensitive to ceftriaxone or cephalosporins may show an adverse reaction on administration. Do not use in pets with a history of allergic reaction towards ceftriaxone.

Pharmaceutical precautions / Instructions: 

Store in a cool and dry place at room temperature or below 25°C. Protect from light. Strictly for veterinary use.

Safety: Age / Pregnancy:

Do not use in case of known hypersensitivity to ceftriaxone. Safe for breeding and lactating animal. No teratogenic effect was seen during studies in pregnant animals.

Always follow the recommended dose. It has no reported withdrawal side effects.

Withdrawal period: 7 days for milk and 28 days for meat

Habit forming:  No

Substitute: Wocef 500 mgPromicef 500 mg

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