Compare Cortisporin vs. AzaSite

Head-to-head comparisons of medication uses, side effects, ratings, and more.

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Treats pink eye.

AzaSite (azithromycin) effectively treats pink eye and requires you to place less drops into your eye compared to similar medications, but it can be expensive.

Upsides
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  • Less frequent applications make AzaSite (azithromycin) more convenient to use than similar medicines.
  • Since you apply AzaSite (azithromycin) directly to the eye(s), there are minimal systemic side effects.
Downsides
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  • AzaSite (azithromycin) is not available as a generic and costs significantly more than similar medicines.
  • Directly applying AzaSite (azithromycin) to the eyes can irritate them.
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Dosage forms
  • Ear drops
  • Eye drops
Price
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Side effects
The Cortisporin (Neomycin / Polymyxin / Hydrocortisone) FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
1possible side effects
  • Eye irritation
    2%
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Allergy to ingredients
    • Allergies to systemic azithromycin.
  • Risk for eye infection
  • Not to be used with contact lenses
  • For use topically in the eyes only
  • New infection
    • Prolonged use
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