Dificid Oral Tablet 200Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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DIFICID: Oral tablet (200mg)

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DIFICID 200mg Tablet

What is this Medicine?

FIDAXOMICIN (fye DAX oh MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections in the bowel. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for DIFICID: Oral tablet(200mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

DIFICID 200mg Tablet

NDC: 520150080
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Pseudomembranous Colitis

Storage Information
Store between 68 to 77 degrees F, excursions permitted 59 to 86 degrees F
DIFICID 200mg Tablet

Reported Side Effects for DIFICID 200mg Tablet

Upset Stomach Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Electrolyte Imbalance Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Itching Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Skin Rash Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Difficulty Swallowing Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Blockage Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Blood Sugar Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low White Blood Cells Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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