Ceftriaxone is a semisynthetic cephalosporin with broad-spectrum in vitro activity and an unusually long serum half-life that has been used to treat a wide variety of bacterial infections. This drug is generally given in IV and Oral routes as therapy, depending upon the requirement of the patient and the severity. This antibiotic has its fair share of adverse effects such as tarry stools, fever, chest pain etc. Drug rash due to hypersensitivity has also been noted which is the drug induced condition in this patient.
KEYWORDS: Ceftriaxone, Drug rash, Hypersensitivity, Pedal edema, Cephalosporins.