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Dificid Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- What are the possible side effects of fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- What is the most important information I should know about fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- How should I take fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Dificid)?
- What happens if I overdose (Dificid)?
- What should I avoid while taking fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- What other drugs will affect fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Dificid)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Dificid)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while taking fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect fidaxomicin (Dificid)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with fidaxomicin. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter medications you use. This includes vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start using a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about fidaxomicin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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