Fidaxomicin

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C. diff Risk

None

Oral Bioavailability

None

Approximate Cost

Dosing

200mg po BID x 10days for C. difficile

General Information

Common Usage

C. difficile colitis

Adverse Effects

Hypersensitivity: facial, tongue, or throat swelling

GI disturbance, cytopenias

Additional Information

  • Consult Infectious Disease

  • Non-formulary

  • Minimal systemic absorption

Pharmacology

Antimicrobial class: Specialized anti-C. diffile macrocyclic agent

Pregnancy category: B

Average serum half life: 0.0

Biliary penetration: None

CSF penetration: None

Lung penetration: None

Urine penetration: None