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It is a cyclic lipopeptide antibacterial agent derived from the fermentation of Streptomyces roseosporus.


Complicated skin and skin structure infections caused by susceptible isolates of the following Gram-positive bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus (including methicillin-resistant isolates), Streptococcus pyogenes, Streptococcus agalactiae, Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis, and Enterococcus faecalis (vancomycin-susceptible isolates only). Staphylococcus aureus bloodstream Infections (Bacteremia), Including Those with Right-Sided Infective Endocarditis, Caused by Methicillin-Susceptible


4 mg/kg to 6 mg/Kg should be administered intravenously in 0.9% sodium chloride injection once every 24 hours for 7 to 14 days.


hypersensitivity to daptomycin

Special Precautions

Paediatric: Safety under 18 year not established Pregnancy: Category B Lactation: administer with caution Elderly: treatment-emergent adverse events were more common in patients ? 65 years of age than in patients

Side Effects

Anaphylaxis/hypersensitivity reactions, Myopathy and rhabdomyolysis, Eosinophilic pneumonia, Peripheral neuropathy, Increased International Normalized Ratio (INR)/prolonged prothrombin time

Drug Interactions

HMG-CoA Reductase Inhibitors

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