combining ceftriaxone (Rocephin) with calcium can cause death

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The warning that combining ceftriaxone (Rocephin) with calcium can cause death is leading to confusion.

Ceftriaxone's manufacturer, Roche, first warned not to give both IV ceftriaxone and solutions that contain calcium to neonates.

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