Skin Infection Medications

Popular Skin Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Penicillin Antibiotics 9
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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.
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.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 44
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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.
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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 9
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CIPROFLOXACIN 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 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.
Nitroimidazole Antibiotics 10
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Metronidazole (Metrocream, Metrogel, Metrogel-Vaginal, Metrolotion, Flagyl) is an inexpensive drug used to treat certain kinds of bacterial and protozoal infections. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. It is available in multiple generic and brand versions. Generic metronidazole is covered by most Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Quinolone Antibiotics 8
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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.
RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibiotics 12
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin 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 certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Macrolide Antibiotics 54
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 29
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 31
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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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotics 11
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GENTAMICIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial eye infections.
Sulfa Antibiotics 30
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treat eye infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 10
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CEFADROXIL is a cephalosporin antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Rifamycins 53
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RIFAMPIN is an antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is used to treat or prevent tuberculosis (TB). 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.
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.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics 300
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VANCOMYCIN is a glycopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections in the bowel. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 191
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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.
Antiprotozoal / Corticosteroid Combinations 49
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Macrolide Antibiotics 241
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 9
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 567
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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.
Antiprotozoal / Corticosteroid Combinations 49
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 567
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 51
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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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 33
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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 168
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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 198
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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.
Sulfa Antibiotics 511
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat acne.
Pleuromutilin Antibiotics 251
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RETAPAMULIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat an infection known as impetigo.
Antiprotozoal / Corticosteroid Combinations 3,567
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Sulfa Antibiotics 70
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treats minor skin infections. It also helps certain skin conditions like seborrhea.
Corticosteroids 404
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CLIOQUINOL; HYDROCORTISONE is used to treat skin infections and eczema.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 5
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CEFAZOLIN is a cephalosprin antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 1,373
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Tedizolid 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.
Corticosteroids 45
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BETAMETHASONE is a corticosteroid. It helps to reduce swelling, redness, itching, and allergic reactions. It is used to treat asthma, allergies, arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. It is also used for other conditions, like blood disorders and diseases of the adrenal glands.
Penem Antibiotics 1,232
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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.
Sulfa Antibiotics 553
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used to treats minor skin infections. It also helps certain skin conditions like seborrhea.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,475
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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.
Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 631
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Beta Hydroxy Acids 768
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Penem Antibiotics 64
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MEROPENEM 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.
Cyclic Lipopeptide Antibiotics 5,311
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DAPTOMYCIN is a lipopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Corticosteroids 499
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CLIOQUINOL; HYDROCORTISONE is used to treat skin infections and eczema.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,177
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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 1,177
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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 433
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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 24
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CEFOTAXIME 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 208
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CEFACLOR 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 1,848
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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 319
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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.
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Macrolide Antibiotics 465
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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 2,307
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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.
RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibiotics 262
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin infections.
RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibiotics 261
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin infections.
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BACITRACIN; POLYMYXIN is used to prevent skin infections.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics 1,019
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Glycopeptide Antibiotics 4,704
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DALBAVANCIN is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Antiprotozoals 3,567
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Aminoglycoside / Polypeptide Antibiotic Combinations N/A N/A See Prices
BACITRACIN; NEOMYCIN; POLYMYXIN is used to treat skin infections.
Monobactam Antibiotics 39
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AZTREONAM is a monobactam antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Streptogramin Antibiotics 434
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DALFOPRISTIN; QUINUPRISTIN is a streptogramin 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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