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Medications for Bladder Infection

Drugs associated with Bladder Infection

The following drugs and medications are in some way related to, or used in the treatment of this condition.

What is Bladder Infection: Inflammation of the urinary bladder.

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
ciprofloxacin Rx C N 56 reviews
6.0

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Brand names:  Cipro, Cipro I.V., Cipro XR, Proquin XR

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
nitrofurantoin Rx B N 158 reviews
4.0

Generic name: nitrofurantoin systemic

Brand names:  Macrobid, Macrodantin, Furadantin

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cephalexin Rx B N 25 reviews
8.0

Generic name: cephalexin systemic

Brand names:  Keflex, Biocef, Panixine

Drug class: first generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
amoxicillin Rx B N 3 reviews
8.0

Generic name: amoxicillin systemic

Brand names:  Amoxil, Apo-Amoxi, Moxilin

Drug class: aminopenicillins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
trimethoprim Rx C N X 4 reviews
4.0

Generic name: trimethoprim systemic

Brand names:  Trimpex, Primsol, Proloprim

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
levofloxacin Rx C N 8 reviews
4.0

Generic name: levofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Levaquin

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cefuroxime Rx B N 1 review
10

Generic name: cefuroxime systemic

Brand names:  Ceftin, Zinacef

Drug class: second generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cefixime Rx B N 2 reviews
3.0

Generic name: cefixime systemic

Brand name:  Suprax

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cefpodoxime Rx B N 1 review
10

Generic name: cefpodoxime systemic

Brand name:  Vantin

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
tetracycline Rx D N Add review Add

Generic name: tetracycline systemic

Brand names:  Achromycin V, Ala-Tet, Sumycin

Drug class: tetracyclines

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
fosfomycin Rx B N 5 reviews
7.0

Generic name: fosfomycin systemic

Brand name:  Monurol

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics, urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
methenamine Rx/OTC C N 5 reviews
8.0

Generic name: methenamine systemic

Brand names:  Hiprex, Mandelamine, Urex

Drug class: urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ofloxacin Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: ofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Floxin

Drug class: quinolones

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cefaclor Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: cefaclor systemic

Brand name:  Raniclor

Drug class: second generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
cefprozil Rx B N 3 reviews
1.0

Generic name: cefprozil systemic

Brand name:  Cefzil

Drug class: second generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
ceftazidime Rx B N Add review Add

Generic name: ceftazidime systemic

Brand names:  Fortaz, Ceptaz, Tazicef

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
nalidixic acid Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: nalidixic acid systemic

Brand name:  NegGram

Drug class: quinolones, urinary anti-infectives

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
pentosan polysulfate sodium Rx B N 3 reviews
4.0

Generic name: pentosan polysulfate sodium systemic

Brand name:  Elmiron

Drug class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph

 
sulfisoxazole Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: sulfisoxazole systemic

Brand names:  Gantrisin, Gantrisin Pediatric, Truxazole

Drug class: sulfonamides

For consumers: interactions, side effects

 
acetohydroxamic acid Rx X N Add review Add

Generic name: acetohydroxamic acid systemic

Brand name:  Lithostat

Drug class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
ceftibuten Rx B N Add review
10

Generic name: ceftibuten systemic

Brand name:  Cedax

Drug class: third generation cephalosporins

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: A-Z Drug Facts, AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information

 
dimethyl sulfoxide Rx C N Add review Add

Generic name: dimethyl sulfoxide systemic

Brand names:  Cryoserv, Rimso-50

Drug class: miscellaneous genitourinary tract agents

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

 
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Off Label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
Prescription Only / Over the Counter
Rx Prescription Only
OTC Over the Counter
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over the Counter
Pregnancy
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N The drug is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use of the drug under medical supervision.
2 The drug has a high potential for abuse. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse of the drug may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 The drug has a potential for abuse less than the drugs in schedules 1 and 2. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 3. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 3.
5 The drug has a low potential for abuse relative to the drugs in schedule 4. The drug has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse of the drug may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to the drugs in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

Synonym(s): Cystitis; Infection, bladder

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