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- n. an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections
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Although vancocin resistance is a growing problem, this ironically may be justification to strictly limit front line fidaxomicin use. "
The firm is reducing its market forecast for fidaxomicin as it believes physicians are likely to "reserve this more potent drug for CDI treatment failures, while relying more heavily on cheaper generic vancocin in the front-line.