Popular Pneumonia Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
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.
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.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 38
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Clindamycin (Cleocin, Cleocin T, Evoclin) is a moderately priced antibiotic used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is also used on the skin to stop the growth of certain bacteria that cause acne. It is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic clindamycin is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 18
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Doxycycline hyclate (Vibramycin, Periostat, Vibra-Tabs) 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 drug. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic doxycycline hycelate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but manufacturer and pharmacy coupons can offset the cost.
Quinolone Antibiotics 10
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Levaquin (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 available as generic levofloxacin.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 33
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices 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 infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 33
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Doxycycline monohydrate (Vibramycin Monohydrate, Monodox) is a moderately prices 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 infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple brand and generic versions. Generic doxycycline monohydrate is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 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.
Penicillin Antibiotics 15
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Penicillin v Potassium (Veetids) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. This drug is slightly more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in brand and generic form. Generic penicillin v potassium is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 181
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 181
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MINOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It stops the growth of some bacteria. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like acne, respiratory, urinary tract, and sexually transmitted 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 certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 22
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 25
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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.
Vaccinations 181
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PNEUMOCOCCAL VACCINE is a vaccine used to prevent pneumococcus bacterial infections. These bacteria can cause serious infections like pneumonia, meningitis, and blood infections. This vaccine will lower your chance of getting pneumonia. If you do get pneumonia, it can make your symptoms milder and your illness shorter. This vaccine will not treat an infection and will not cause infection. This vaccine is recommended for infants and young children, adults with certain medical conditions, and adults 65 years or older.
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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 88
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MOXIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 467
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TETRACYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 146
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is 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 infections.
Antiprotozoals 1,060
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ATOVAQUONE is an anti-infective medicine. It is used to prevent and to treat Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Macrolide Antibiotics 377
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 248
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LINEZOLID is an oxazolidinone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 63
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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.
Mucolytics 19
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ACETYLCYSTEINE is a drug that loosens and thins mucus in the lungs. It is used to make breathing easier in patients with bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, emphysema, tuberculosis, or other lung problems.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 107
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AMOXICILLIN; CLAVULANIC ACID 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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 555
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 385
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 501
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 804
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is 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 infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 85
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 138
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DEMECLOCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 55
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is 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 infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 383
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is 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 infections.
Penem Antibiotics 511
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ERTAPENEM is a carbapenem antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Tetracycline Antibiotics 35
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DOXYCYCLINE is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is 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 infections.
Antiprotozoals 175
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PENTAMIDINE is an anti-infective drug. It is used to prevent Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP).
Penicillin Antibiotics 119
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PENICILLIN G 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 1,211
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 143
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AZITHROMYCIN 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.
Corticosteroids 188
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Penicillin Antibiotics 967
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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 967
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 216
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GEMIFLOXACIN is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
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Macrolide Antibiotics 413
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ERYTHROMYCIN is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 17
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PIPERACILLIN; TAZOBACTAM 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.
Ketolide Antibiotics 514
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TELITHROMYCIN is a ketolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections.This medicine 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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