What is Eye Infection?

Eye infections can be caused by viruses, bacteria, or fungi. Eye infections can cause changes in vision, pain, swelling, discharge, and itching. Infections can affect different parts of the eye such as the eyelid.

Treatment for eye infections include using eye drops, ointments, and oral medications. Common drug classes used to treat eye infection are aminoglycoside / polypeptide antibiotic combinations, aminoglycoside antibiotic / corticosteroid combinations, aminoglycoside antibiotic / polypeptide antibiotic / corticosteroid combinations, aminoglycoside antibiotics, macrolide antibiotics, polyene antifungals, polypeptide / antifolate antibiotic combinations, polypeptide antibiotics, quinolone antibiotics, sulfa antibiotic / corticosteroid combinations, sulfa antibiotics, and tetracycline antibiotics.

Savings Tips for Eye Infection

  • Why Are My Eye Drops So Expensive?

    September 25, 2014

    The most frequently performed eye surgery in the United States is cataract surgery. After your cataract procedure your doctor will prescribe you several eye drops with the goal of suppressing inflammation and improving pain. Well, those drops may also cost you an arm and a leg. Here is what you need to know.

    You may be given at least three different eye drops after cataract surgery, all at a hefty price. See More

  • It Happened To Me: How GoodRx Beats Insurance Co-Pays (As Told by a GoodRx Employee)

    August 26, 2013

    One of my co-workers had an interesting experience at the pharmacy recently. Here’s his story:

    I am an employee of GoodRx. Since I am a full-time employee, my family receives health insurance (which includes pharmacy benefits) at a cost of about $400 per month.

    I’ve always just assumed that having health insurance guarantees me a better price at the pharmacy. GoodRx is great, but I have insurance . See More

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Popular Eye Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Quinolone Antibiotics 9 See Prices
Tetracycline Antibiotics 18 See Prices
Quinolone Antibiotics 9 See Prices
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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.

Eye Infection Drug Classes

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