Skin Infection Medications

Popular Skin Infection Drugs

Popularity Drug Name Drug Class Price Price Trend
Penicillin Antibiotics 12
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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 14
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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.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations 21
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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.
Lincosamide Antibiotics 49
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 15
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 15
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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.
Nitroimidazole Antibiotics 12
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 24
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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 11
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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 15
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin 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 40
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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 35
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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 13
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GENTAMICIN is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 16
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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.
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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 93
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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.
Rifamycins 65
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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.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics 1,010
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 41
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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.
Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 5,487
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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 673
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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 12
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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.
Antiprotozoal / Corticosteroid Combinations 49
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Macrolide Antibiotics 78
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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 673
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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 688
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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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Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Polypeptide Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 56
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 69
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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.
Macrolide Antibiotics 249
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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 428
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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 642
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SULFACETAMIDE is a sulfonamide antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat acne.
Pleuromutilin Antibiotics 289
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RETAPAMULIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat an infection known as impetigo.
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Oxazolidinone Antibiotics 1,459
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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 54
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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.
Beta Hydroxy Acids 928
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Corticosteroids 462
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CLIOQUINOL; HYDROCORTISONE is used to treat skin infections and eczema.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 6
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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.
Cephalosporin Antibiotics 260
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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.
Sulfa Antibiotics 572
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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.
Penem Antibiotics 1,328
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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.
Penicillin Antibiotic / Beta Lactamase Inhibitor Combinations N/A
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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.
Antiprotozoal / Corticosteroid Combinations 3,762
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Cyclic Lipopeptide Antibiotics N/A
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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.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,623
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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.
Quinolone Antibiotics 1,393
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DELAFLOXACIN 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.
Sulfa Antibiotics 93
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Aminoglycoside Antibiotic / Corticosteroid Combinations 664
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Corticosteroids N/A
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CLIOQUINOL; HYDROCORTISONE is used to treat skin infections and eczema.
Penicillin Antibiotics 1,295
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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 1,295
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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 N/A
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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.
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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 N/A
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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 332
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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 369
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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.
RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibiotics N/A
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin infections.
RNA Synthetase Inhibitor Antibiotics 276
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MUPIROCIN is an antibiotic. It is used on the skin to treat skin infections.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics N/A
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ORITAVANCIN is an antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.
Glycopeptide Antibiotics N/A
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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.
Polypeptide Antibiotics 11
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BACITRACIN; POLYMYXIN is used to prevent skin infections.
Antiprotozoals N/A
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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 37
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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.
Penem Antibiotics N/A
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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.
Streptogramin Antibiotics N/A
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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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