Antimicrobials
Fidaxomicin

Fidaxomicin

None
None
$166/day

Spectrum of Activity

Dosing

General Information

Recurrent C. difficile infection or those at very high risk for recurrent C. difficile infection

C. difficile colitis

  •  GI disturbance
  •  Cytopenias
  •  Hypersensitivity: facial, tongue or throat swelling

Caution in patients with macrolide allergy (structurally similar)

Antimicrobial class: Specialized anti-C. difficile macrocyclic agent

Pregnancy category: B

Urine penetration: None

Lung penetration: None

CSF penetration: None

Biliary penetration: None