Possible Hepatotoxicity Associated With Daptomycin

@article{Mo2016PossibleHA,
  title={Possible Hepatotoxicity Associated With Daptomycin},
  author={Yoonsun Mo and Fletcher Nehring and A. Hydari N. Jung and Seth T. Housman},
  journal={Journal of Pharmacy Practice},
  year={2016},
  volume={29},
  pages={253 - 256}
}
Purpose To report a case of isolated daptomycin-induced acute liver injury without elevations in creatine kinase (CK) levels or kidney dysfunction. Summary A 49-year-old female with a history of pancreatitis, lupus, diabetes, congestive heart failure, hypertension, and chronic pain syndrome presented to the emergency department with alteration in mental status and acute liver failure. The patient had been treated with daptomycin for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA… 

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