What is Cubicin?

Daptomycin 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. It is marketed in the United States under the trade name Cubicin by Cubist Pharmaceuticals.

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I have a history of Osteomyelitis/Chronic Spondylodiscitis (twice in the lumbar region, and now a 2nd time in the cervical spine) and now have an...

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Based on the history you seem to have developed recurrent vertebral osteomyelitis of C6 (6th vertebra in the neck).

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my father is 58 yers old and he got dibaetes from last 13 yrs but last month he got foot ulcer in his foot and there is pus coming out from the...

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Dear Pujakr, Hi, I fully understand your concern, but I am afraid it is almost...

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My husband 59 is undergoing treatment for a staff infection of the sinus. Test results show the big is resistant most common antibiotics except...

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This situation is what we are seeing in our everyday practice, multi resistant bacterial infections are on the rise. I...

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