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 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.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Need help identifying pills and medications?
Back to Medications Index