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Rifamycin SV-MMX® for treatment of travelers' diarrhea: equally effective as ciprofloxacin and not associated with the acquisition of multi-drug resistant bacteria.

07:00 EST 20th November 2018 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Rifamycin SV-MMX® for treatment of travelers' diarrhea: equally effective as ciprofloxacin and not associated with the acquisition of multi-drug resistant bacteria."

The novel oral antibiotic formulation Rifamycin SV-MMX®, with a targeted delivery to the distal small bowel and colon, was superior to placebo in treating travelers' diarrhea (TD) in previous study. Thus, a study was designed to compare this poorly absorbed antibiotic to the systemic agent ciprofloxacin.

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Name: Journal of travel medicine
ISSN: 1708-8305
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