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Who should not take Dificid?

Dificid is not approved for children under age 18. Besides that, there is no group of people who categorically should not take Dificid, an antibiotic prescribed for treatment of severe diarrhea caused by Clostridium difficile (C. difficile). However, women who are pregnant or who are nursing should make sure their doctors know if Dificid is prescribed for them. While animal studies haven't shown the drug to be harmful during pregnancy or for infants, there have been no human studies to prove that it's safe.

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