Generic Name and Formulations:
Fidaxomicin 200mg; tabs.
Merck & Co., Inc.
Indications for DIFICID:
For the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.
≥18yrs: 200mg twice daily for 10 days.
<18yrs: not established.
Not for treating systemic infections (minimal systemic absorption). Known macrolide allergy. Discontinue if severe hypersensitivity reactions occur. Pregnancy (Cat. B). Nursing mothers.
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, GI hemorrhage, anemia, neutropenia.
Tabs—20, 60, 100 (10x10 blister cards)