Common pain relievers may worsen C. difficile infection

CHIARA TOWNLEY | January 12, 2019

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A study finds that certain pain relievers may promote Clostridium difficile infection. The results may help improve the management of the condition and its symptoms. Clostridium difficile also called C. difficile or C. diff is a bacterium that causes inflammation of the colon. This health condition commonly affects older adults in hospitals, and it often occurs after the use of antibiotic medications.

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