What is Fidaxomicin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Dificid


Fidaxomicin is an antibiotic used in for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 1
Mild 0
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fidaxomicin

Side effect Patients Percentage
Constipation 1

Why patients stopped taking Fidaxomicin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients Percentage
Course of treatment ended 2
Doctor's advice 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Fidaxomicin


Stopped taking Fidaxomicin

Duration Patients Percentage
Less than 1 month 2
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 1
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Fidaxomicin after stopping:

Treatment Patients Percentage
Vancomycin (Vancocin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Fidaxomicin.