Fidaxomicin

Restricted
Restricted

C. diff Risk

None

Oral Bioavailability

None

Approximate Cost

Dosing

Adult

C. difficile
200 mg PO BID x 10 days

Renal

No adjustment required

General Information

Common Usage

C. difficile colitis

Adverse Effects

  • ¬†GI disturbance

  • ¬†Cytopenias

  • ¬†Hypersensitivity: facial, tongue or throat swelling

Additional Information

Consult Infectious Disease (this antimicrobial is restricted to use by ID physicians).

Pharmacology

Antimicrobial class: Specialized anti-C. difficile macrocyclic agent

Pregnancy category: B

Biliary penetration: None

CSF penetration: None

Lung penetration: None

Urine penetration: None