Ear Infection Medications

Popular Ear 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.
Antifolate / Sulfa Antibiotic Combinations 8
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SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trimethoprim. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Antifolate / Sulfa Antibiotic Combinations 8
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SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trimethoprim. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Antifolate / Sulfa Antibiotic Combinations 8
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SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trimethoprim. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics 9
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CIPROFLOXACIN is used to treat ear infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 23
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 13
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OFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial ear 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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 32
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 211
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Ciprofloxacin/dexamethasone (Ciprodex) is an expensive drug used to treat ear infections. It also stops the swelling and itching caused by the infection. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives for Ciprodex. It is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Corticosteroids 94
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FLUOCINOLONE is a corticosteroid. It is used to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the ear.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 34
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 75
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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.
Vaccinations 94
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PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE, POLYVALENT (NEU mo KOK al vak SEEN, pol ee VEY luhnt) is a vaccine to prevent pneumococcus bacteria infection. These bacteria are a major cause of ear infections, Strep throat infections, and serious pneumonia, meningitis, or blood infections worldwide. These vaccines help the body to produce antibodies (protective substances) that help your body defend against these bacteria. This vaccine is recommended for people 2 years of age and older with health problems. It is also recommended for all adults over 50 years old. This vaccine will not treat an infection.
Acetic Acids 21
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ACETIC ACID ear drops are used to treat external ear infections, such as "swimmer's ear".
Acetic Acid / Corticosteroid Combinations 96
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Acetasol HC (hydrocortisone/acetic acid) is an acetic acid / corticosteroid combination used to treat ear infections. The acetic acid kills the bacteria causing the infection, and the hydrocortisone decreases inflammation. Vosol HC is another brand name, and generic hydrocortisone/acetic acid is also available.
Acetic Acid / Corticosteroid Combinations 96
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Vosol HC (hydrocortisone/acetic acid) is an acetic acid / corticosteroid combination used to treat ear infections. The acetic acid kills the bacteria causing the infection, and the hydrocortisone decreases inflammation. Acetasol HC is another brand name, and generic hydrocortisone/acetic acid is also available.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 96
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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 47
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 278
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CIPROFLOXACIN; HYDROCORTISONE is used to treat ear infections. It also reduces the swelling caused by the infection.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 10
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 54
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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.
Local Anesthetics 11
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Quinolone Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 226
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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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 192
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Cephalosporin Antibiotics 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.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,336
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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.
Corticosteroids 21
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CHLOROXYLENOL; HYDROCORTISONE; PRAMOXINE is used to treat infections of the outer ear canal, like swimmer's ear. It also relieves minor ear pain and itching.
Corticosteroids 21
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CHLOROXYLENOL; HYDROCORTISONE; PRAMOXINE is used to treat infections of the outer ear canal, like swimmer's ear. It also relieves minor ear pain and itching.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,077
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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 1,077
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 306
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CIPROFLOXACIN is used to treat ear infections during tympanostomy tube (ear tube) placement.
Antifolate Antibiotics 97
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Macrolide / Sulfa Antibiotic Combinations 53
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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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