What therapies are being investigated for the treatment of Clostridium difficile (C diff) colitis?

Updated: Jul 25, 2019
  • Author: Faten N Aberra, MD, MSCE; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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Other investigational therapies include the following:

  • Tolevamer: A toxin-binding polymer with no antimicrobial properties

  • The antibiotics ramoplanin and OPT-80 (poor intestinal absorption)

  • C difficile vaccination


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