Cephalosporin antibiotics are used to treat ear infections, lower respiratory infections, upper respiratory infections, urinary tract infections, skin infections, pneumonia, and sinus Infections. They work by slowing the growth of the bacteria that is causing the infection.

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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Cephalosporin Antibiotics

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Keflex
(cephalexin)
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.
cefdinir
25
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CEFDINIR 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.
Ceftin
(cefuroxime axetil)
46
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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.
cefprozil
45
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CEFPROZIL 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.
cefadroxil
10
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CEFADROXIL is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
cefpodoxime
89
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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.
Suprax
(cefixime)
163
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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.
Rocephin
(ceftriaxone)
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.
cefaclor
67
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CEFACLOR is an cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cedax
(ceftibuten)
237
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CEFTIBUTEN 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.
cefazolin
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.
Spectracef
440
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CEFDITOREN 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.
Claforan
(cefotaxime)
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.
Teflaro
1,830
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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.
cefaclor ER
187
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CEFACLOR 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.

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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