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How effective is ceftriaxone medication for typhoid fever?

My 14 y.o. son was diagnosed with typhoid fever, he was given chloramphenicol but after 2 days the doctor decided to change the medication to ceftriaxone 3gms OD because he was still having fever, I would like to know if it was the best thing to do? Thank you
Mon, 19 May 2014
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Yes.It is the best preferred medication for typhoid fever now.Given all over and India.In all hospitals including all big five star hospital.So don't worry.He will respond in 2-4 days
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