Eye Infection Medications

Popular Eye Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Quinolone Antibiotics 15
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CIPROFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 18
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Doxycycline hyclate (Vibramycin, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs, Acticlate) 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 drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic doxycycline hyclate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can offset the cost.
Quinolone Antibiotics 11
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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 also available as brand name Levaquin.
Corticosteroids 46
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Prednisolone acetate (Omnipred) is a moderately priced drug used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Corticosteroids 46
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Prednisolone acetate (Omnipred) is a moderately priced drug used to treat swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions in the eye. This drug is slightly less popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Quinolone Antibiotics 13
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OFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used in the eye to treat bacterial infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 56
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HYDROCORTISONE; NEOMYCIN; and POLYMYXIN B is used to treat ear infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 22
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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.
Polypeptide / Antifolate Antibiotic Combinations 14
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POLYMYXIN B and TRIMETHOPRIM eye drops treat certain eye infections caused by bacteria.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 87
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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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 14
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TOBRAMYCIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics 50
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MOXIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 13
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GENTAMICIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial eye infections.
Corticosteroids 237
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Loteprednol (Lotemax) is an expensive drug used in the eye to treat swelling and redness caused by certain eye conditions or surgery. This drug is less popular than comparable drugs. There are currently no generic alternatives to Lotemax. It is not covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Sulfa Antibiotics 36
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Sulfacetamide (Klaron) is a moderately priced drug used to treat eye and skin infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic versions. Generic sulfacetamide is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can help offset the cost.
Quinolone Antibiotics 96
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GATIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 100
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BACITRACIN is a polypeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial skin infections or to prevent infection of minor burns, cuts, or scrapes.
Quinolone Antibiotics 171
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BESIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 21
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BACITRACIN; POLYMYXIN is used to treat eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 248
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LOTEPREDNOL; TOBRAMYCIN contains a steroid and an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections. It will also decrease swelling, redness, and itching.
Aminoglycoside / Polypeptide Antibiotic Combinations 32
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Gramicidin; Neomycin; Polymyxin B is an antibiotic. It is used in the eye to treat certain types of infections.
Sulfa Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 151
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PREDNISOLONE; SULFACETAMIDE is a combination of a steroid and a sulfa antibiotic. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the eye. It also is used to treat eye infections.
Sulfa Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 15
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PREDNISOLONE; SULFACETAMIDE is a combination of a steroid and a sulfa antibiotic. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, and itching of the eye. It also is used to treat eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 231
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COLISTIN; HYDROCORTISONE; NEOMYCIN; and THONZONIUM (koe LISS tin; HIGH droe core tih sone; NEE oh MY sin; thahn-ZOE-nee-uhm) is used to treat ear infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 191
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AZITHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics 182
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MOXIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat bacterial eye infections.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 221
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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.
Polyene Antifungals 344
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NATAMYCIN is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain fungal eye infections. It will not work for bacterial or viral eye infections.
Corticosteroids 222
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Sulfa Antibiotics 197
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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 / Corticosteroid Combinations 150
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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.
Sulfa Antibiotics 145
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat eye infections.
Quinolone Antibiotics N/A
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Tetracycline Antibiotics N/A
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Polypeptide Antibiotics N/A
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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.

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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