Ceftriaxone is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It works by fighting bacteria in your body.
Ceftriaxone is used to treat many kinds of bacterial infections, including severe or life-threatening forms such as meningitis. Ceftriaxone is also used to prevent infection in people having certain types of surgery.
Common side effects may include:
- mild diarrhea;
- warmth, tight feeling, or a hard lump where the injection was given;
- vaginal itching or discharge;
- rash; or
- abnormal liver function tests.