Promicef – Ceftriaxone Injection

Promicef injection contains ceftriaxone which is an antibiotic of the third-generation cephalosporin group. Ceftriaxone has both gram-negative and gram-positive activities. Not absorbed after oral administration. Ceftriaxone crosses the placental barrier but no adverse effect to offsprings has been noted. Ceftriaxone level is much higher in CSF in case of meningitis.

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Description

Promicef – Ceftriaxone Injection 

Brand Name: Promicef – Ceftriaxone Injection

Manufactured by: SAVA VET / SAVA Healthcare Limited

Doses form: Injection

Presentation: 

500 mg vial with WFI

Ingredients & Composition:

Each Promicef Injection Vial contains

Ceftriaxone Sodium IP equivalent to Ceftriaxone          500 mg

Description / Action: 

Ceftriaxone is an antibiotic of the third-generation cephalosporin group. Ceftriaxone has both gram-negative and gram-positive activities. Not absorbed after oral administration. Ceftriaxone crosses the placental barrier but no adverse effect to offsprings has been noted. Ceftriaxone level is much higher in CSF in case of meningitis.

Class: Antibiotic / Cephalosporin (3rd Generation)

Indication / Uses:

Ceftriaxone / Promicef is indicated

  • Respiratory tract infection
  • Pre and post-surgical procedures
  • Urinary tract infections
  • Joint infections
  • Bacterial septicaemia
  • Intra-abdominal infection
  • Meningitis

Dosage and administration:

Ceftriaxone / Promicef can be given @15-25 mg/kg every 24 hours

Route: Intramuscular, Intravenous, Subcutaneous

Species: Dogs and cats

Overdoses / Side effects / Contraindications /Warnings:

Overdose can be monitored and treated symptomatically.

Dogs/ cats hypersensitive to cephalosporins may show an adverse reaction on administration. Do not use in pets having a known 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 mgIntacef 500 mg

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