C. diff infection

(Clostridium difficile)

About C. diff infection

Clostridium difficile (C. difficile) is a bacterium that causes diarrhea and more serious intestinal conditions such as colitis.

  • Also known as
  • Clostridium difficile
  • Clostridium enterocolitis
  • Pseudomembranous colitis

Top Medications for C. diff infection according to our users

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All Medications for C. diff infection

  • Antibiotic > Tetracycline

    • Doxycycline
      Prescription only

      Vibramycin (Doxycycline) is good for treating many bacterial infections. It is also available as generic. However, it can make birth control pills less effective. You also have to protect yourself against sunburn.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Delayed release capsule
      • Liquid
  • Antibiotic > Nitroimidazole

    • Flagyl
      Prescription only

      Flagyl (Metronidazole) is a very good way to treat certain bacterial infections, but you can't have any alcohol while on it since it'll make you throw up. A lot.

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      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Extended release tablet
  • Acne agent > Antibiotic

    • Tetracycline
      Prescription only

      Acnecycline (Tetracycline) treats many different types of infections and is cheap, but dosing and drug interactions may be somewhat of a hassle.

      • Available dosage forms:
      • Pill
      • Cream, gel, or ointment

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