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Daptomycin

Daptomycin
This medication is an antibiotic used to treat serious bacterial infections. It works by stopping the growth of bacteria.This medication is not recommended for use in children younger than 12 months due to possible risk of serious side effects.
CHEMICAL NAME
Daptomycin
DRUG TYPE
Infections

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Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection into a vein as directed by your doctor, usually once daily. The dosage is based on your weight, medical condition, and response to treatment. In children, the dosage is also based on age and weight.If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.For the best effect, use this antibiotic at evenly spaced times. To help you remember, use this medication at the same time(s) every day.Continue to use this medication until the full prescribed amount is finished, even if symptoms disappear after a few days. Stopping the medication too early may result in a return of the infection.Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse.

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