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daptomycin (Cubicin)

Advice

in the absence of a submission from the holder of the marketing authorisation

daptomycin (Cubicin®) is not recommended for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: Treatment of paediatric (1 to 17 years of age) patients with complicated skin and soft-tissue infections.

The holder of the marketing authorisation has not made a submission to SMC regarding this product in this indication.  As a result we cannot recommend its use within NHSScotland.

Drug Details

Drug Name: daptomycin (Cubicin)
SMC Drug ID: 1141/16
Manufacturer: Novartis Pharmaceuticals UK Ltd
Indication: Treatment of paediatric (1 to 17 years of age) patients with complicated skin and soft-tissue infections.
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 5.1 Antibacterial drugs
Submission Type: Non submission
Status: Not Recommended
Date Advice Published: 7 March 2016

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