daptomycin - injection, Cubicin
GENERIC NAME: DAPTOMYCIN - INJECTION (DAP-toe-mye-sin)
BRAND NAME(S): Cubicin
USES: This medication is an antibiotic used to treat serious bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This antibiotic treats only bacterial infections. It will not work for viral infections (such as common cold, flu). Unnecessary use or misuse of any antibiotic can lead to its decreased effectiveness.This drug should not be used to treat pneumonia. If used to treat pneumonia, you may experience severe side effects (especially heart and breathing problems). Consult your doctor for more details.
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