Active Ingredient(s): Fidaxomicin
FDA Approved: * May 27, 2011
Pharm Company: * OPTIMER PHARMA
Category: Antibiotics

Fidaxomicin, sold under the brand name Dificid among others, is the first member of a class of narrow spectrum macrocyclic antibiotic drugs called tiacumicins.[3] It is a fermentation product obtained from the actinomycete Dactylosporangium aurantiacum subspecies hamdenesis.[4][5] Fidaxomicin is minimally absorbed into the bloodstream when taken orally, is bactericidal, and selectively eradicates pathogenic Clostridioides difficile with relati... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Dificid FDX;200
Dificid 200 mg Oral Tablet
NDC: 52015-080
Optimer Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Dificid FDX;200
Dificid 200 mg Oral Tablet, Film Coated
NDC: 69189-0083
Avera Mckennan Hospital
Dificid 200 mg/5ml Oral Granule, for Suspension
NDC: 52015-700
Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp.

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