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Cubicin Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- What are the possible side effects of daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- What is the most important information I should know about daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before using daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- How should I use daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Cubicin)?
- What happens if I overdose (Cubicin)?
- What should I avoid while using daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- What other drugs will affect daptomycin (Cubicin)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Cubicin)?
Call your doctor for instructions if you miss a dose of daptomycin.
What happens if I overdose (Cubicin)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
What should I avoid while using daptomycin (Cubicin)?
Antibiotic medicines can cause diarrhea, which may be a sign of a new infection. If you have diarrhea that is watery or bloody, stop taking daptomycin and call your doctor. Do not use anti-diarrhea medicine unless your doctor tells you to.
What other drugs will affect daptomycin (Cubicin)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- a blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin);
- tobramycin (Nebcin); or
- cholesterol-lowering medicines such as atorvastatin (Lipitor, Caduet), fluvastatin (Lescol), lovastatin (Mevacor, Altoprev, Advicor), pravastatin (Pravachol), rosuvastatin (Crestor), or simvastatin (Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin);
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with daptomycin. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about daptomycin.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Cubicin Information
- Cubicin Drug Interactions Center: daptomycin iv
- Cubicin Side Effects Center
- Cubicin Overview including Precautions
- Cubicin FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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