First New Oral Antibiotic for C. difficile in 25 Years
Optimer Pharmaceuticals Buoyed by Unanimous Vote
By Mari Serebrov
Wednesday, April 6, 2011
WASHINGTON Optimism, and eight years of hard work, paid off for Optimer Pharmaceuticals Inc. Tuesday when an FDA advisory committee unanimously recommended approval of Dificid (fidaxomicin) as a treatment for Clostridium difficile infection (CDI).
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