Bacterial Infection Medications

Popular Bacterial Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Penicillin Antibiotics 8
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Amoxicillin (Amoxil) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic amoxicillin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 17
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Amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate (Augmentin) is a moderately priced drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in generic and brand versions. Generic amoxicillin/potassium clavulanate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Macrolide Antibiotics 9
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Azithromycin (Zithromax) is an inexpensive drug use to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. This drug is more popular than other comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic azithromycin is covered by most Medicare And insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 10
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CEPHALEXIN is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 44
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Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin T, Evoclin) is a moderately priced antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic clindamycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Quinolone Antibiotics 9
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CIPROFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Nitroimidazole Antibiotics 10
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Metronidazole (Metrocream, Metrogel, Metrogel-Vaginal, Metrolotion, Flagyl) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial and protozoal infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic metronidazole is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Quinolone Antibiotics 9
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Levaquin (levofloxacin) is a quinolone antibiotic similar to ciprofloxacin (Cipro), used to treat bacterial infections. Levofloxacin is considered a first-line treatment for urinary tract infections and is also used for sinusitis, bronchitis and pneumonia. Levofloxacin is taken once a day, compared to ciprofloxacin which is twice a day. It is available as generic levofloxacin.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 19
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Doxycycline hyclate (Vibramycin, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs) is a moderately priced drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted diseases. This drug is more popular than comparable drug. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic doxycycline hycelate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can offset the cost.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 31
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 31
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices drug used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Penicillin Antibiotics 11
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Penicillin v Potassium (Veetids) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic penicillin v potassium is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 137
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 137
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics 13
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OFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 42
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CEFUROXIME is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 37
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Polypeptide / Antifolate Antibiotic Combinations 12
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POLYMYXIN B and TRIMETHOPRIM eye drops treat certain eye infections caused by bacteria.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 30
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BACITRACIN; HYDROCORTISONE; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN B helps to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the eyes. It is also used to treat eye infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 24
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CLARITHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 12
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GENTAMICIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 14
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TOBRAMYCIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 55
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DEXAMETHASONE; TOBRAMYCIN is a steroid and an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It will also decrease swelling, redness, and itching.
Penicillin Antibiotics 13
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AMPICILLIN is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Vaccinations 45
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DIPHTHERIA and TETANUS TOXOIDS; PERTUSSIS VACCINE is used to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 68
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CEFPODOXIME is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotics 30
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DICLOXACILLIN is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics 99
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MOXIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 47
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BACITRACIN is a polypeptide antibiotic.It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Antifolate Antibiotics 13
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TRIMETHOPRIM is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Vaccinations 49
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DIPHTHERIA and TETANUS TOXOIDS; PERTUSSIS VACCINE is used to prevent diphtheria, tetanus, and pertussis infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 363
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TETRACYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 17
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BACITRACIN; POLYMYXIN is used to treat eye infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 87
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CEFIXIME is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 43
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CLARITHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 233
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LINEZOLID is an oxazolidinone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics 300
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VANCOMYCIN is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections in the bowel. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside / Polypeptide Antibiotic Combinations 27
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Gramicidin; Neomycin; Polymyxin B is an antibiotic. It is used in the eye to treat certain types of infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 101
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 237
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 99
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AMOXICILLIN; CLAVULANIC ACID is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 9
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CEFTRIAXONE is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 294
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 202
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COLISTIN; HYDROCORTISONE; NEOMYCIN; and THONZONIUM is used to treat ear infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 385
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 871
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 152
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 189
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DEXAMETHASONE; TOBRAMYCIN contains a steroid and an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It will also decrease swelling, redness, and itching.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 55
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Macrolide Antibiotics 265
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 179
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DEMECLOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Sulfa Antibiotics 8
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SULFADIAZINE is an sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat many different kinds of bacterial infections, like those of the brain, ears, and urinary tract. It is also used to prevent infections in people who are at risk. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 1,192
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COLISTIMETHATE, COLISTIN, POLYMYXIN E (koe lis ti METH ate, koe LIS tin, pol i MIX in E) is a polymyxin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 387
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 192
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Cephalosporin Antibiotics 6
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CEFAZOLIN is a cephalosprin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 136
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GENTAMICIN; PREDNISOLONE is a combination of a steroid and an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It is also used to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the eye.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 1,960
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Tedizolid is an oxazolidinone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penem Antibiotics 1,092
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ERTAPENEM is a carbapenem antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 194
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DEXAMETHASONE; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN B is a combination of a steroid and antibiotics. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the eye. It also is used to treat eye infections.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,324
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PENICILLIN G BENZATHINE is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used to prevent a recurrence of rheumatic fever or Sydenham's chorea. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 552
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Penem Antibiotics 34
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MEROPENEM is a carbapenem antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 22
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PIPERACILLIN; TAZOBACTAM is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,067
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PENICILLIN G BENZATHINE; PENICILLIN G PROCAINE is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotics 163
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Penicillin Antibiotics 121
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PENICILLIN G is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,067
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PENICILLIN G BENZATHINE; PENICILLIN G PROCAINE is a penicillin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 25
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CEFOTAXIME is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 1,848
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CEFTAROLINE is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
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Macrolide Antibiotics 449
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 44
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dental, skin, respiratory, and urinary tract infections. It also treats acne, Lyme disease, malaria, and certain sexually transmitted infections.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 43
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Clindamycin (Clindamax) is an expensive drug used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Clindamax. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 45
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LINCOMYCIN is a lincosamide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Vaccinations 57
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HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE TYPE B CONJUGATE VACCINE is used to prevent infections of a Haemophilus bacteria.
Vaccinations 31
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MENINGOCOCCAL HAEMOPHILUS INFLUENZAE TYPE B CONJUGATE VACCINE is a vaccine to protect against bacterial meningitis and prevent infections of the Haemophilus bacteria. This vaccine does not contain live bacteria. It will not cause a meningitis.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 19
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POLYMYXIN B is a polymyxin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Antifolate Antibiotics 97
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Glycopeptide Antibiotics 4,487
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DALBAVANCIN is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Monobactam Antibiotics 35
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AZTREONAM is a monobactam antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 3,134
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CEFTAZIDIME; AVIBACTAM is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 102
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CEFTOLOZANE; TAZOBACTAM is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cyclic Lipopeptide Antibiotics 5,311
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DAPTOMYCIN is a lipopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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