Active Ingredient(s): Daptomycin
FDA Approved: * September 12, 2003
Pharm Company: * CUBIST
Category: Antibiotics

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Cubicin Overview

Daptomycin, sold under the brand name Cubicin among others, is a lipopeptide antibiotic used in the treatment of systemic and life-threatening infections caused by Gram-positive organisms. It is a naturally occurring compound found in the soil saprotroph Streptomyces roseosporus. Its distinct mechanism of action makes it useful in treating infections caused by multiple drug-resistant bacteria. Daptomycin was removed from the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines in 2019.&...

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Leg pain from cubic in IV 500mg

Hi, Started cubicin 35 days ago, and about 12-15 days ago I noticed when first getting up it was extremely difficult to walk and has been since. I didn't give it much thought until I was question during my weekly home delivery order about muscle pain. Light bulb went off... From what I've read and heard, this is in fact a side effect, listed under mild... I'm taking cubicin for discitis and osteo..... (Both bone and tissue/muscle infection)very painful.... I caught an infection, we believe, from the implant of a spinal cord stimulator. I've had many procedures and three major operations in a short period of time so we aren't sure what exactly caused the infection. Losing the new Nevro stimulator is a big setback as it was very instrumental in minimizing my pain from ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Injection: 250mg, 250mg/vial, 350mg, 350mg/vial, 500mg, 500mg/vial
  • Powder: 250mg/vial, 350mg/vial, 500mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Cubicin: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 67919-011 Cubicin 500 mg/10ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Other drugs which contain Daptomycin or a similar ingredient: (1 result)

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