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 Prescription Eye Drops So Expensive? – Here’s How To Save

    August 21, 2018

    Cataract surgery is the most frequently performed eye surgery in the United States. After the procedure, your doctor will prescribe several eye drops for you with the goal of minimizing inflammation and improving pain. Well, those drops may come at a hefty price. Here are tips on how to save.

    1) Antibiotic eye drops

    Besivance, Vigamox and Zymaxid (gatifloxacin) are antibiotics often prescribed after cataract surgery to prevent infection. See More

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Popular Eye Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price
Quinolone Antibiotics 15 See Prices
Tetracycline Antibiotics 18 See Prices
Quinolone Antibiotics 11 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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