Content about treatment for diarrhea

May 31, 2011

The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for diarrhea caused by a bacterial infection.

SILVER SPRING, Md. — The Food and Drug Administration has approved a treatment for diarrhea caused by a bacterial infection.

The agency announced the approval of Optimer Pharmaceuticals’ Dificid (fidaxomicin) tablets for the treatment of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhea, also known as CDAD.