Optimer Hopes Less Is More For CDAD Antibiotic Dificid
BioWorld Insight Contributing Writer
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s Dificid (fidaxomicin), the first new product approved for Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in more than 25 years, has a superior rate of sustained clinical response through 25 days after the end of treatment compared to oral vancomycin. (See BioWorld Today, May 31, 2011.)
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