Daptomycin

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. I...
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daptomycin

<chemical> A lipopeptide antibiotic that inhibits gram-positive bacteria. ... Pharmacological action: antibiotics, peptide. ... Chemical name: Daptomycin ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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daptomycin

A drug used to treat certain bacterial skin and bloodstream infections in adults. Daptomycin is also being studied in the treatment of fever and neutropenia (an abnormal decrease in the number of neutrophils, a type of white blood cell) in patients with cancer. It is a type of antibiotic. Also called Cubicin.
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