Fidaxomicin

What is Fidaxomicin?

Treats Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD).This medicine is a macrolide antibiotic.

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I have had 10 episodes of C-diff since being hospitalized in XXXXXXX 2013 for six days. I have taken vancomycin 3 times, Dificid, and Flagyl twice....

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Fidaxomicin or Rifaximin

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Vancomycin is definitive treatment for Cl diff infection but the...

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I was diagnosed with pseudomembranous colitis during routine colonoscopy. This explained having nausea, fatigue and abdomen pain. I do not have...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Antibiotics needed

Detailed Answer:
you definitely should be on antibiotics until cured. the first line therapy is metronidazole,...

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I think I am allergic to antibiotic I am taking for Cdiff. I have broken out in red blotchy itchy patches on skin twice now after taking...

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Possible allergic reaction

Detailed Answer:
Hello XXXXXXX

Yes, this could be an allergic reaction to the antibiotic.

I recommend that...

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