DIFICID is an antibiotic medicine used to treat an infection called Clostridioides difficile-associated diarrhea (CDAD) in adults and children 6 months of age and older.
DIFICID is not to be used to treat other types of infections in the body.
Sometimes infections are caused by viruses rather than bacteria. Antibiotic medicines including DIFICID do not kill viruses.
It is not known if DIFICID is safe and effective in children under 6 months old.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Please read the accompanying Patient Information for DIFICID and discuss it with your health care professional. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.
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