Flashcards in C. Diff Pharm Deck (6)
Most virulent strain of C. Diff
Risk factors for C. Diff
Antibiotic use (especially those combos of clindamycin, penicillin, cephalosporins, fluroquinolones), hospitalization, Increased age,
Drug of choice in mild C Diff
AE of metronisdazole?
Causes neuropathy, not good for pregnancy (crosses placenta and into breast milk)
Vancomycin is the drug of choice for what kind of C Diff
Severe or recurrent. May also be given to pregnant pts. Can be given rectally.