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DAPTOMYCIN is a lipopeptide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other viral infections. Compare cyclic lipopeptide antibiotics.
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Daptomycin Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Your condition will be monitored carefully while you are receiving this medicine.

Do not treat diarrhea with over the counter products. Contact your doctor if you have diarrhea that lasts more than 2 days or if it is severe and watery.


Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet


rapid weight gain

tingling of the hands or feet

unusual weight gain or loss

Less common


black, tarry stools

bladder pain

bloody or cloudy urine

blurred vision

chest pain or discomfort




decreased awareness or responsiveness

decreased frequency or amount of urine



difficult or labored breathing

difficult, burning, or painful urination

dilated neck veins


dry mouth

dryness and peeling of the skin

extreme fatigue


faintness or lightheadedness when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position

fast heartbeat

frequent urge to urinate



increased blood pressure

increased thirst

irregular breathing

irregular heartbeat


itching in the genital or other skin areas

itching, pain, redness, swelling, tenderness, or warmth on the skin


loss of appetite

loss of consciousness

lower back or side pain

mood changes

muscle pain or cramps

muscle twitching



numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips

pale skin

pounding in the ears

rapid weight gain

rapid, shallow breathing


severe sleepiness

slow or fast heartbeat


sore throat

stomach pain


swelling of the face, fingers, ankles, or hands

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual drowsiness, dullness, tiredness, weakness, or feeling of sluggishness

vomiting of blood or material that looks like coffee grounds

weight gain


Bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

burning, crawling, itching, numbness, prickling, "pins and needles", or tingling feelings

clay-colored stools

dark urine

difficulty with moving


eye pain

feeling of warmth

feeling unusually cold

general feeling of illness

hives, itching, or rash


increase in bone pain


joint pain, stiffness, or swelling

loss of appetite

mood or mental changes

muscle aching or cramping

muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching

no blood pressure or pulse

pinpoint red spots on the skin

rapid or irregular heartbeat

redness of the face, neck, arms, and occasionally, upper chest

redness, blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin


skin rash, encrusted, scaly, and oozing

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips or in the mouth

stopping of the heart

swelling of the eyelids, face, lips, hands, or feet

swollen glands or joints

swollen, painful, or tender lymph glands in the neck, armpit, or groin


troubled breathing or swallowing

twitching, twisting, uncontrolled repetitive movements of the tongue, lips, face, arms, or legs

unpleasant breath odor

unusual bleeding or bruising

vomiting of blood

yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

Diarrhea, watery, and severe, which may also be bloody

dry cough

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

stomach cramps or tenderness

unusual weight loss

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Bleeding, blistering, burning, coldness, discoloration of the skin, feeling of pressure, hives, infection, inflammation, itching, lumps, numbness, pain, rash, redness, scarring, soreness, stinging, swelling, tenderness, tingling, ulceration, or warmth at the injection site

difficulty having a bowel movement

Less common


back pain

blurred vision

cold sweats

cool, pale skin

decreased appetite


flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

increased hunger

increased urination

itching of the vagina or outside genitals

lack or loss of strength

limb pain



pain during sexual intercourse


slurred speech


thick, white, curd-like vaginal discharge without odor or with mild odor

trouble sleeping

unexplained weight loss


Bad, unusual, or unpleasant (after) taste


change in taste

continuing ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

feeling of constant movement of self or surroundings

feeling of fullness

hearing loss



pain or discomfort in the chest, upper stomach, or throat

passing gas

pressure in the stomach

red, sore eyes

seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there

sensation of spinning

sore mouth or tongue

swelling of the abdominal or stomach area

swelling or inflammation of the mouth

white patches in the mouth or on the tongue

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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