Antimicrobials

Fidaxomicin

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C. diff Risk

None

Oral Bioavailability

None

Approximate Cost

$200/day+

Dosing

200mg po BID x 10 days for C. difficile

General information

C. difficile colitis

  • ¬†GI disturbance

  • ¬†Cytopenias

  • ¬†Hypersensitivity: facial, tongue or throat swelling

Consult Infectious Disease.

Non-formulary - therefore will require approval.

Use with caution in patients with history of macrolide allergy - may have increased risk of hypersensitivity.

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