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Rocephin Side Effects

Common Rocephin Side Effects


The most commonly reported Rocephin side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Rash (93)
Pyrexia (90)
Anaphylactic Shock (87)
Renal Failure Acute (86)
Dyspnoea (75)
Cholelithiasis (75)
Pruritus (70)
Erythema (60)
Urticaria (57)
Death (56)
Renal Failure (54)
Stevens-johnson Syndrome (54)
Shock (51)
Liver Disorder (47)
Thrombocytopenia (43)
Hypotension (41)
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (40)
Pancytopenia (39)
Hepatocellular Injury (38)
Anaphylactic Reaction (37)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Rocephin Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Rocephin reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Rocephin on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Renal Failure Acute
This is a report of a 70-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Rocephine (dosage: NA, start time: Mar 03, 2012), combined with:
  • Vancomycine
  • Triflucan
  • Danatrol
  • Zelitrex
  • Augmentin
  • Oflocet (france)
  • Tamiflu
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Renal Failure Acute
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Rocephine treatment in female patients, resulting in renal failure acute side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Rash Maculo-papular, Face Oedema, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Eosinophilia
This report suggests a potential Rocephine Rash Maculo-papular, Face Oedema, Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Eosinophilia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 17-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FR was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: febrile infection,convulsion and used Rocephine (dosage: NA) starting Apr 06, 2013. Soon after starting Rocephine the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Face Oedema
  • Stevens-johnson Syndrome
  • Eosinophilia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Dihydantoin
  • Keppra
  • Amoxicillin
  • Speciafoldine
  • Duphalac
  • Vitamin B11
  • Vitamin B6
  • Aldactone (france)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Rocephine demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as rash maculo-papular, may still occur.

Renal Failure Acute, Anaphylactic Shock
This Renal Failure Acute, Anaphylactic Shock problem was reported by a physician from JP. A 76-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: renal failure acute. On Jun 05, 2013 this consumer started treatment with Rocephin (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Aminofluid
  • Foy
  • Lasix
When commencing Rocephin, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Anaphylactic Shock
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as renal failure acute, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Hepatitis
This is a report of a 45-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from FR. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Rocephine (dosage: Daily) starting Apr 17, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Rovamycine
  • Calciparine
  • Lasilix
  • Glimepiride
  • Glimepiride
  • Glucor
  • Ramipril
  • Perfalgan
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Hepatitis
This opens a possibility that Rocephine treatment could cause the above reactions, including hepatitis, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Rash Maculo-papular, Purpura, Pruritus
A 86-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FR with the following symptoms/conditions: influenza,myelodysplastic syndrome started Rocephine treatment (dosage: NA) on Mar 27, 2013. Soon after starting Rocephine treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Rash Maculo-papular
  • Purpura
  • Pruritus
Concurrently used drugs:
  • Aranesp
  • Pentasa
  • Prednisone
  • Levothyrox
  • Amlor
This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Rocephine.

Renal Failure Acute
A 62-year-old male patient from FR (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: endocarditis and was treated with Rocephine(dosage: NA). The treatment was initiated on Feb 17, 2012. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Renal Failure Acute
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Rocephine efficacy:
  • Vancomycine
  • Gentamycin
  • Augmentin
  • Amoxicillin
The patient was hospitalized.

Hepatic Enzyme Increased
In this report, Rocephin was administered for the following condition: sinusitis.A 86-year-old female consumer from IT (weight: NA) started Rocephin treatment (dosage: NA) on Mar 17, 2013.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Hepatic Enzyme Increased
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Abelcet
  • Tiklid
  • Lansox
The patient was hospitalized.Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Rocephin treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Agranulocytosis, Rash Maculo-papular
This is a report of the following Rocephine side effect(s):
  • Agranulocytosis
  • Rash Maculo-papular
A 62-year-old male patient from FR (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: NA and received a treatment with Rocephine (dosage: NA) starting: Mar 18, 2013.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Dalacine
  • Dalacine
  • Eupantol
  • Gentalline
  • Gentalline
  • Enalapril
  • Esidrex
  • Kardegic
This report suggests that a Rocephine treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).

Convulsion
This Rocephine report was submitted by a 88-year-old female consumer from FR (weight: NA). The patient was diagnosed with: cerebrovascular accident and Rocephine was administered (dosage: NA) starting: May 07, 2013. The consumer developed a set of symptoms:
  • Convulsion
Other drugs used simultaneously:
  • Augmentin
  • Flagyl (500 Mg)
  • Kardegic
  • Cordarone
  • Lasilix
  • Ginkgo Biloba
The patient was hospitalized.Those unexpected symptoms could be linked to a Rocephine treatment, however establishing a potential drug-safety problem requires a more detailed clinical analysis.

Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
This is a report of a possible correlation between Rocephine use and the following symptoms/side effect(s):
  • Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis
which could contribute to an assessment of Rocephine risk profile.A 71-year-old male consumer from FR (weight: NA) was suffering from NA and was treated with Rocephine (dosage: NA) starting Apr 17, 2013.Other concurrent medications:
  • Fortum


Rhabdomyolysis
A 81-year-old male patient from FR (weight: NA) presented with the following symptoms: urinary tract infection and after a treatment with Rocephine (dosage: NA) experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Rhabdomyolysis
The treatment was started on May 14, 2013. Rocephine was used in combination with the following drugs:
  • Noroxine (Coated Tablet)
  • Ciprofloxacin
The patient was hospitalized.This report could alert potential Rocephine consumers.

Nail Bed Bleeding, Local Swelling, Sinusitis, Ear Infection, Malaise
In this report, a 57-year-old male patient from US (weight: NA) was affected by a possible Rocephin side effect.The patient was diagnosed with infection,plasma cell myeloma. After a treatment with Rocephin (dosage: NA, start date: 201108), the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Nail Bed Bleeding
  • Local Swelling
  • Sinusitis
  • Ear Infection
  • Malaise
The following simultaneously used drugs could have led to this reaction:
  • Revlimid
  • Mucinex
  • Vitamin E
  • Fish Oil
  • Midodrine
  • Pepcid
  • Imodium
  • Plavix
The findings here stress that side effects should be taken into consideration when evaluating a Rocephin treatment.

Hyperlipasaemia, Hepatic Enzyme Increased
This is a report of a 58-year-old male patient from FR (weight: NA), who used Rocephine (dosage: NA) for a treatment of pneumonia. After starting a treatment on Feb 12, 2013, the patient experienced the following side effect(s):
  • Hyperlipasaemia
  • Hepatic Enzyme Increased
The following drugs could possibly have interacted with the Rocephine treatment
  • Tavanic
Taken together, these observations suggest that a Rocephine treatment could be related to side effect(s), such as Hyperlipasaemia, Hepatic Enzyme Increased.

Renal Failure Acute, Confusional State
This renal failure acute side effect was reported by a physician from FR. A 71-year-old male patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Rocephine (dosage: NA), which was started on Apr 12, 2013. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Invanz (1g)
  • Exacyl (1g/10 Ml)
  • Inexium (20 Mg)
  • Speciafoldine (5 Mg)
  • Seropram (france) (20 Mg)
  • Carboplatin
  • Gemzar
When starting to take Rocephine the consumer reported the following symptoms:
  • Renal Failure Acute
  • Confusional State
The patient was hospitalized. These side effects may potentially be related to Rocephine.

Disturbance In Attention
This is a Rocephine side effect report of a 57-year-old female patient (weight:NA) from FR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: febrile bone marrow aplasia, who was treated with Rocephine (dosage:NA, start time: Apr 03, 2013), combined with:
  • Zelitrex
  • Zelitrex
  • Zelitrex
  • Zelitrex
  • Zelitrex
  • Oramorph (8 Drops)
  • Oramorph (12 Drop)
  • Oramorph (8 Drops)
, and developed a serious reaction and a disturbance in attention side effect. The patient presented with:
  • Disturbance In Attention
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This side effect report can indicate a possible existence of increased vulnerability to Rocephine treatment in female patients suffering from febrile bone marrow aplasia, resulting in disturbance in attention.

Vasculitis, Vascular Purpura, Delirium, Myalgia, Rhabdomyolysis, Haematuria, Renal Impairment, Abdominal Pain, Arthralgia
This report suggests a potential Rocephin vasculitis side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 59-year-old female patient from CH (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Rocephin (dosage: NA) starting Mar 28, 2013. Soon after starting Rocephin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Vasculitis
  • Vascular Purpura
  • Delirium
  • Myalgia
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Haematuria
  • Renal Impairment
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Arthralgia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Cefuroxim
  • Ciprofloxacin
  • Brivex
  • Pantoprazol
  • Botox (1df)
  • Stilnox
  • Fluconazole
  • Terbinafin (1 Df)
The patient was hospitalized. Although Rocephin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as vasculitis, may still occur.

Meningitis Aseptic
This meningitis aseptic problem was reported by a physician from FR. A 40-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): meningitis.On 201112 a consumer started treatment with Rocephine (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
  • Laroxyl
  • Zyvoxid
  • Oxynorm
  • Dafalgan
When commencing Rocephine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
  • Meningitis Aseptic
The patient was hospitalized. Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as meningitis aseptic, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Leukopenia, Coma Hepatic, Eosinophilia, Thrombocytopenia, Cholecystitis
This is a Rocephin side effect report of a 63-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CH. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Rocephin (dosage: NA) starting Jan 21, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following of symptoms:
  • Leukopenia
  • Coma Hepatic
  • Eosinophilia
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Cholecystitis
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Rocephin could cause leukopenia and that some female patients may be more susceptible.

Type I Hypersensitivity, Hepatocellular Injury, Hypotension
A 74-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from CH with the following symptoms: NA started Rocephin treatment (dosage: NA) on Mar 09, 2013. Soon after starting Rocephin treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
  • Type I Hypersensitivity
  • Hepatocellular Injury
  • Hypotension
. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Solu-medrol
  • Adrenalin
  • Tavegyl
  • Atacand
  • Moduretic
The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some patients can be more vulnerable to developing Rocephin side effects, such as type i hypersensitivity.

Rash, Pruritus, Blood Pressure Decreased
This rash side effect was reported by a physician from FR. A 58-year-old female patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: pyelonephritis.The patient was prescribed Rocephine (dosage: NA), which was started on Feb 04, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA..When starting to take Rocephine the consumer reported symptoms, such as:
  • Rash
  • Pruritus
  • Blood Pressure Decreased
These side effects may potentially be related to Rocephine.

Rash Erythematous, Hypotension
This is a report of a 77-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from FR, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Rocephine (dosage: NA, start time: Feb 21, 2012), combined with:
  • Flagyl
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Rash Erythematous
  • Hypotension
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Rocephine treatment in male patients, resulting in rash erythematous side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Disease Progression, Product Counterfeit
This report suggests a potential Rocephin Disease Progression, Product Counterfeit side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 54-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from RU was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: erysipelas,mastitis and used Rocephin (dosage: NA) starting May 02, 2013. Soon after starting Rocephin the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Disease Progression
  • Product Counterfeit
Drugs used concurrently: NA. Although Rocephin demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as disease progression, may still occur.

International Normalised Ratio Increased
This International Normalised Ratio Increased problem was reported by a physician from FR. A 75-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: urinary tract infection,phlebitis. On Apr 03, 2013 this consumer started treatment with Rocephine (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Previscan (france)
  • Previscan (france) (1/4 Of Tablet)
  • Previscan (france)
  • Low Molecular Weight Heparin (Curative Dose)
  • Oroken
When commencing Rocephine, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • International Normalised Ratio Increased
Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as international normalised ratio increased, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Jaundice, Thrombocytopenia, Rash Maculo-papular
This is a report of a 71-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from MY. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: nosocomial infection and was treated with Rocephin (dosage: NA) starting Feb 10, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Meronem
  • Doxycycline
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Jaundice
  • Thrombocytopenia
  • Rash Maculo-papular
This opens a possibility that Rocephin treatment could cause the above reactions, including jaundice, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.

Pyrexia, Rash, Vasculitis
A 64-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from IT with the following symptoms/conditions: osteomyelitis started Rocephin treatment (dosage: NA) on May 30, 2012. Soon after starting Rocephin treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Pyrexia
  • Rash
  • Vasculitis
Concurrently used drugs: NA.The patient was hospitalized. This finding indicates that some female patients could be more vulnerable to Rocephin.

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Top 10 Rocephin Side Effects for Women

Women Side EffectsReports
Rash 53
Dyspnoea 52
Anaphylactic Shock 49
Pyrexia 49
Pruritus 46
Cholelithiasis 39
Urticaria 39
Renal Failure Acute 38
Erythema 32
Renal Failure 31

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    Rocephin Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

    NDC0004-1963
    TypeHUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
    Proprietary NameRocephin
    Nameceftriaxone sodium
    Dosage FormINJECTION, POWDER, FOR SOLUTION
    RouteINTRAMUSCULAR; INTRAVENOUS
    On market since19930813
    LabelerGenentech, Inc.
    Active Ingredient(s)CEFTRIAXONE SODIUM
    Strength(s)500
    Unit(s)mg/1
    Pharma ClassCephalosporin Antibacterial [EPC],Cephalosporins [Chemical/Ingredient]

    Rocephin Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

    Side Effects reported to FDA: 1771

    Rocephin safety alerts: 2009 2007

    Reported deaths: 340

    Reported hospitalizations: 874

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