Optimer's fidaxomicin is as effective as Vancocin in late-stage study

02/4/2010 | Reuters

Optimer Pharmaceuticals' fidaxomicin was as effective as standard therapy Vancocin in treating Clostridium difficile infection in a second Phase III trial, the company announced. The antibiotic also demonstrated a higher cure rate without recurrence and a lower recurrence rate compared with Vancocin in the four-week treatment period, according to the study.

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