Skip to Content

How does Zinplava work?

Answers (1)

Official Answer by Drugs.com 30 Nov 2016

Zinplava is a prescription medication that lowers the risk of Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) from coming back in adult patients who are at high risk of CDI coming back.

Zinplava is a human monoclonal antibody that works by binding with Clostridium difficile toxin B to prevent its effects on human cells. It is is used together with antibacterial drugs that are given to treat CDI.

Clostridium difficile causes inflammation of the colon and diarrhea, which can be deadly.

Zinplava is not an antibiotic and does not treat an active CDI infection.

Votes: +0
Drugs.com free discount card

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are the active ingredients in Qtern?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

What is the Siliq REMS Program?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

What type of drug is Emflaza?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

What is Parsabiv used to treat?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com

Is Xyzal available over-the-counter?

Posted 20 days ago 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com