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Active ingredient: Daptomycin - Brands, Medical Use, Clinical Data

Brands, Medical Use, Clinical Data

Drug Category

  • Anti-bacterial Agents

Dosage Forms

  • Not Available

Brands / Synonyms

Cubicin; Cubicin (TN)

Description

Daptomycin is an antibiotic. Antibiotics are used in the treatment of infections caused by bacteria. They work by killing bacteria or preventing their growth. Daptomycin will not work for colds, flu, or other virus infections. Daptomycin is used to treat complicated skin infections.

Indications

For the treatment of complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible strains of the following Gram-positive microorganisms such as Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant strains), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus

Pharmacology

A lipopeptide antibiotic that inhibits gram-positive bacteria

Mechanism of Action

Not Available

Absorption

Not Available

Toxicity

Not Available

Biotrnasformation / Drug Metabolism

Not Available

Contraindications

Not Available

Drug Interactions

Not Available

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