FDA approves Optimer's Dificid to treat C. difficile infection

05/30/2011 | Reuters · New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

The FDA approved Optimer Pharmaceuticals' antibiotic Dificid, or fidaxomicin, for treating diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile. Dificid proved more effective than ViroPharma's vancomycin, a standard antibacterial drug, in sustaining patient response during clinical trials, the agency said.

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