Relapses

Should I take antibiotics? [Part 2]

Part 1 of this article can be found here. Started Antibiotics Well, I wasn’t getting better, so I decided to take the antibiotics before I had infection spread to my brain or something crazy.  As delirious as I was at this point, though, I knew I needed to do whatever I could to prevent a […]

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Opt-80 Higher Cure and Lower Relapse Rates

According to TheStreet.com [1], top-line results of Optimer’s phase III Opt-80 study are demonstrating higher cure rates and lower relapse rates when compared to vancomycin. Cure Rates Similar If you ask me, the cure rates were similar (88% versus 86%), but this is still fantastic news.  Currently, there are two antibiotics being widely used to […]

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