Medakson - instruction , application reviews


1. Analogs Medaksona

2. Pharmacological action Medaksona

3. Instruction Medaksonu: indications for use

4. reviews Medaksone: contraindications andside effects

5. Cautions

Medakson belong to the third generation cephalosporin antibiotic.Its international name - ceftriaxone.This drug is used exclusively for injection.

Medakson manufacturer produces in the form of powder in a glass vial for injection (intravenous or intramuscular).The content of active compound in the preparation of ceftriaxone - 0.25 g, 0.5 g or 1 g In addition, the preparation may be packed in 1, 10, 50 or 100 vials.In this case, the package does not embed the solvent, it is optional.Often, for intramuscular injection is used as the solvent, 1% lidocaine solution for intravenous and - use sterile distilled water.

Medakson - a drug Cypriot pharmaceutical company "Medokemi".

Analogs Medaksona

Today the pharmaceutical market there is quite a lot of analogues Medaksona as ceftriaxone (the active c

omponent of the drug) refers to the third generation cephalosporins, and is considered the most progressive of modern antibiotics to which pathogenic microorganisms do not produce antibiotic resistance.Thus, at the moment antibiotics containing ceftriaxone are the most popular among drug manufacturers:

  • Ceftriaxone (Russia, India, Switzerland);
  • Azaran (Serbia);
  • Rocephin (Switzerland);
  • Hyson (Korea);
  • Torotsef, axons Ifitsef, Oframaks, Cefaxone (India);
  • Tseftraskon-ILC, Ceftriaxone-Darnitsa (Ukraine);
  • Tsefson (Turkey);
  • Biotrakson (Russia);
  • Betasporina (Portugal).
  • Ceftriaxone Kabi (Germany);

Pharmacological action Medaksona

According to the instructions Medaksonu, this antibiotic is characterized by a strong bactericidal effect (kills germs).In addition, it is able to block the formation of bacterial cell walls.An important advantage is its Medakson drug resistance to protective enzymes produced by bacteria (cephalosporinase, penicillinase, etc.).Thanks to this characteristic property, Medakson affects the preponderance of gram-negative and gram-positive organisms, including such as:

  • Haemophilus and Escherichia coli;
  • pathogenic strains of streptococcus and staphylococcus (the exception is methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus);
  • Klebsiella;
  • Neisseria;
  • Moraxella;
  • Proteus;
  • treponema;
  • Salmonella and others.

According to reviews of Medaksone, most of these microorganisms, which already develop resistance to aminoglycosides, penicillins and cephalosporins of previous generations, are susceptible to ceftriaxone.

Instruction Medaksonu: indications for use

According to the instructions given to Medaksonu antibacterial agent prescribed for such diseases as:

  • peritonitis;
  • meningitis;
  • infection of the digestive tract;
  • sepsis;
  • infection bone connective tissue (including joint infections);
  • kidney disease and urinary tract;
  • skin infections;
  • upper respiratory tract infection and upper respiratory tract;
  • lower respiratory tract infections (bronchitis, pneumonia).

Judging by the reviews of Medaksone experts, the drug was well tolerated by people with reduced immune status.

As regards the application of the scheme Medaksona for instructions, he was appointed:

  • adult and adolescent patients 12 years at a daily dosage of 1-2 g with (if necessary) its increase to 4 g;
  • for children under the age of 12 years, as well as for the infant dose is calculated according to the weight of the patient: 20 -75 mg per kilogram of body weight;
  • for children up to 1 month, the daily dose is 50 mg per 1 kg.

Medakson should be used 1 time per day.The duration of therapy is determined by the attending physician, depending on the nature and type of the disease.For example, in the case of meningitis caused by bacterial invasion, therapy may be from 4 days to 14 days, depending on the form of the infectious agent.For the treatment of gonorrhea in some cases sufficient to carry out only one injection.

According to the instructions to the drug solution is injected Medaksonu:

  • intravenously;
  • intramuscularly;
  • infusion (a drip).

Intramuscular injection involves deep, with the alternation of the buttocks, to prevent the development of an abscess at the injection site.The introduction of the drug intravenously is recommended to slowly, over 2-4 minutes.As for infusion, it is carried out for 30 minutes.

reviews Medaksone: contraindications and side effects

According to data obtained in the course of clinical studies have been identified, some contraindications to the use Medaksona, in particular:

  • the first trimester (13 weeks) of pregnancy;
  • increased patient sensitivity to penicillins and cephalosporins.

Pregnant in II and III trimesters and lactating women are allowed to use Medakson under close medical supervision.But such categories of patients like premature babies, those with impaired renal function and liver, ulcers small and large intestines, the medicine is prescribed with extreme caution.

As for side effects, then, like any anti-bacterial drug, Medakson characterized by its side effects:

  • among allergic reactions mainly observed phenomena such as rash, itching, hives (in particular against the background of fever);
  • disorders of the gastrointestinal tract: flatulence, constipation or diarrhea, nausea, taste disturbances, abdominal pain, inflammation of the mucous membranes tongue (glossitis) and mouth (stomatitis);
  • hematopoietic system disorders: decrease in the number of white blood cells, neutrophils, granulocytes, lymphocytes, platelets (against them may also occur and increase the number), hemolytic anemia;
  • other side effects: candidiasis (as a result of disturbed microflora), nosebleeds, headaches.


In the event that planned to appoint Medakson elderly patients, it is advisable to take in combination with menadione (vitamin C).Importantly, the drug solution can be used within 6 hours of preparation, but the storage condition at a temperature of 15-25 degrees Celsius.

According to reviews of Medaksone professionals during treatment with this drug is very necessary to eliminate the consumption of alcoholic beverages, otherwise you may experience such reactions of the organism as vomiting, dyspnea, tachycardia, stomach cramps.

Medakson The drug is released from pharmacies only by prescription.As regards storage conditions, it is considered optimum storage temperature of 15 to 25 degrees Celsius.It is also important to keep the right humidity indicators premises in which it should not exceed 80%.

Shelf life Medaksona by the manufacturer, shall be two years from the date of manufacture.


Product description posted on this page is a supplement and a simplified version of the official version of the annotations to the drug.The information is provided for informational purposes only and is not a guide to self-medication.Before using the product you should consult with a specialist and to get acquainted with the instructions approved by the manufacturer.

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