Cubicin 350mg Injection

Novartis India Ltd

Composition for Cubicin 350mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Serious bacterial infections
1 Injection in 1 vial

Medicine Overview of Cubicin Injection


Uses of Cubicin Injection

Cubicin 350mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious bacterial infections.

Side effects of Cubicin Injection


Nausea, Increased liver enzymes, Increased creatine phosphokinase level in blood, Abdominal pain, Altered sleep, Anemia, Anxiety, Fungal infection, Constipation, Increased blood pressure, Decreased blood pressure, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Fever, Flatulence, Headache, Rash, Itching, Skin redness, Abdominal bloating, Swelling of abdomen, Urinary tract infection, Vomiting, Weakness.


How to use Cubicin Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Cubicin Injection works

Cubicin 350mg Injection is an antibiotic. It works by killing the bacteria that cause infections.

In Depth Information on Cubicin Injection

Expert advice for Cubicin Injection

  • Do not skip any dose or discontinue this medicine, as it may increase your chances of developing drug resistance.
  • Tell your doctor if you experience symptoms of serious allergic reaction, such as wheezing, difficulty breathing, swelling of the face, neck and throat, rashes and hives, fever; any unusual tingling or numbness of the hands or feet, loss of feeling or difficulties with movements; bloody or watery diarrhea; signs of eosinophilic pneumonia such as new or worsening fever, cough or difficulty breathing.
  • This medicine can cause unusual results with certain medical tests (especially blood clotting test).
  • Your doctor will perform blood tests to monitor the health of your muscles both before you start treatment and frequently during treatment with daptomycin.
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Cubicin Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Cubicin Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Cubicin 350mg Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Cubicin 350mg Injection is probably safe to use during lacta
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Cubicin 350mg Injection does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Cubicin 350mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cubicin 350mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of kidney function test and some blood tests may be advised while you are taking this medicine.
Cubicin 350mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cubicin 350mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Limited information is available on the use of Cubicin 350mg Injection in these patients. No dose adjustment is recommended in patients with mild to moderate liver disease.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Cubicin Injection

Frequently asked questions about Daptomycin

Q. Is daptomycin a penicillin/ nephrotoxic/ bactericidal/ a vesicant/an aminoglycoside/ vancomycin/ dialyzable/ bacteriostatic/ a macrolide/ latex free?
Daptomycin is not a penicillin, vancomycin, aminoglycoside, macrolide. It is a bactericidal not bacteriostatic agent. It shows slight nephrotoxicity. It is a vesicant and is latex free
Cubicin exhibits rapid, bactericidal activity against Gram-positive organisms including Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, Enterococcus and isolates resistant to methicillin (MRSA), vancomycin, and linezolid
Cubicin does not cross the blood-brain barrier or penetrate CSF
Cubicin may result in renal toxicity in some cases
Yes. Cubicin can be dialyzed out.

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