Prospective study of nephrolithiasis occurrence in children receiving cefotriaxone.

@article{Youssef2016ProspectiveSO,
  title={Prospective study of nephrolithiasis occurrence in children receiving cefotriaxone.},
  author={Doaa Mohammed Youssef and Laila Metwaly Sherief and Hanan Saker Sherbiny and Mai Yehia ElAttar and Abdel Razek Mohammed El Sheikh and Faten Mohammed Fawzy and Tamer M. H. Adham},
  journal={Nephrology},
  year={2016},
  volume={21 5},
  pages={432-7}
}
AIM Ceftriaxone is a commonly used antibiotic among the paediatric population. Various reports have associated high doses of Ceftriaxone with the development of nephrolithiasis; our aim was to test this association with a 5 day course of treatment. METHODS Our study group consisted of 120 patients divided into two groups. The first group included 60 patients who underwent treatment with Ceftriaxone therapy that was started empirically and continued for 5 days at the dose of 80 mg/kg per day… CONTINUE READING
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