What is Fidaxomicin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Dificid

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

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

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

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Fidaxomicin

Side effect Patients

Why patients stopped taking Fidaxomicin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 2
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Fidaxomicin

Duration

Stopped taking Fidaxomicin

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$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
Vancomycin (Vancocin) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Fidaxomicin.