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Medications for Anthrax

Other names: Anthrax, cutaneous; Anthrax, inhalation; Anthrax, skin; Cutaneous Anthrax; Inhalation Anthrax; Inhalation Bacillus anthracis; Ragpicker's disease; Wool sorter's disease

About Anthrax:  Anthrax is a bacteria, usually found in the soil, that may cause serious sickness or death.

Drugs Used to Treat Anthrax

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

Drug name Rx / OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol Reviews Rating Popularity
ciprofloxacin C N 1 review
7.0

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

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

Drug class: quinolones

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Cipro C N 1 review
9.0

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Levaquin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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levofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: levofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Levaquin

Drug class: quinolones

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Cipro I.V. C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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moxifloxacin Off Label C N Add review Rate

Generic name: moxifloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Off Label: Yes

doxycycline D N X 1 review
10

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Brand names:  Doxy 100, Vibramycin, Doryx, Monodox, Morgidox, Ocudox, Oraxyl, Vibra-Tabs, Doryx MPC …show all

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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penicillin g potassium B N Add review Rate

Generic name: penicillin g potassium systemic

Brand name:  Pfizerpen

Drug class: natural penicillins

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Doxy 100 D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Vibramycin D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Chloromycetin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: chloramphenicol systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

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Doryx D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Floxin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Cipro XR C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ciprofloxacin systemic

Drug class: quinolones

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Monodox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Morgidox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Ocudox D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Oraxyl D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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Vibra-Tabs D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

Drug class: tetracyclines, miscellaneous antimalarials

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chloramphenicol C N Add review Rate

Generic name: chloramphenicol systemic

Brand names:  Chloromycetin, Chloromycetin Sodium Succinate

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

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Doryx MPC D N X Add review Rate

Generic name: doxycycline systemic

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ofloxacin C N Add review Rate

Generic name: ofloxacin systemic

Brand name:  Floxin

Drug class: quinolones

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Anthrasil U Add review Rate

Generic name: anthrax immune globulin intravenous systemic

For consumers: side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

anthrax immune globulin intravenous U Add review Rate

Generic name: anthrax immune globulin intravenous systemic

Brand name:  Anthrasil

For consumers:

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

Chloromycetin Sodium Succinate C N Add review Rate

Generic name: chloramphenicol systemic

Drug class: miscellaneous antibiotics

For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects

For professionals: AHFS DI Monograph

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Mayo Clinic Reference

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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 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 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 in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act Schedule
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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