Cubicin

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    Brand Name:Cubicin
    Generic:Daptomycin
    Availability:Prescription
This drug was approved by the FDA in one form or another on:
2003-09-12 ,
This drug is made in one form or another by the following companies:
Cubist Pharmaceuticals
This drug is available in the following forms:
Intravenous
View the actual FDA approved label for this drug at the following links:
http://www.fda.gov/cder/foi/label/2007/021572s011lbl.pdf

About Cubicin

Cubicin is an antibiotic medicine used in adults to treat:

  • complicated skin infections caused by certain strains of bacteria.
  • bloodstream infections (bacteremia) caused by Staphylococcus aureus (a type of bacteria).

Cubicin is given by an intravenous infusion (I.V.) into a vein. Cubicin is not for the treatment of pneumonia. Cubicin has not been studied in children under 18 years of age.

Side Effects of Cubicin

Some common side effects with Cubicin include:

  • constipation
  • nausea
  • injection site reactions
  • headache
  • diarrhea

Who Should Not Take Cubicin

Do not use Cubicin if you are allergic to Cubicin or any of its ingredients.

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