"Fecal microbiota can successfully treat Clostridium difficile infections after being frozen and thawed, a new study shows.
The finding may lead to ways of overcoming logistical challenges presented by the use of fresh fecal mic"...
Acute toxicity determinations in animals have not been possible since the maximum dose that could be given orally produced no toxic reaction. In chronic feeding tests rats developed swollen salivary glands. This is believed due to the proteolytic activity and the mucosal irritation caused by tissue digestion.
No acute toxic reactions have been reported.
Should not be used in patients hypersensitive to pork protein.This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/9/2008
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