Disease Information for Daptomycin (Cidecin/Cubicin) injection/Administration/Toxicity

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Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Antibiotic for MRSA/OSA Staphylococcus
DRUG/Antibiotic/antibacterial drug (example)
DRUG/Antibiotic/Antimicrobial drugs (category)
DRUG/Lipopeptide antibiotic/Cyclic lipopeptide (example)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
DAPTOMYCIN, Daptomycin (product), Daptomycin (substance), DAPTOMYCIN PREPARATION, Deptomycin, LY146032, N Decanoyl L tryptophyl L asparaginyl L aspartyl L threonylglycyl L ornithyl L aspartyl D alanyl L aspartylglycyl D seryl threo 3 methyl L glutamyl 3 anthraniloyl L alanine epsilon1 lactone, Brand name/Cidecin (Daptomycin), Brand name/Cubicin (Daptomycin)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/2003 New Drug (RX)
DRUG/Dose 250 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 500 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose once daily (RX)
DRUG/Dose Q12 Hrs
DRUG/Dose Unit dose Vial preparation
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Injectable preparation only
Definition

An Antibacterial antibiotic drug; new class of lipopeptide medication; injectable preparation; methicillin resistant staph aureus AND vancomycin resistant enterococcus indication (Depolarizes bacteria membrane potential)

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