Acute eosinophilic pneumonia secondary to daptomycin: a report of three cases.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We describe 3 cases of daptomycin-induced pulmonary toxic effects that are consistent with drug-induced acute eosinophilic pneumonia. Patients presented similarly with dyspnea, cough, hypoxia, and diffuse ground-glass opacities at chest computed tomography. Clinical suspicion for this adverse drug event and cessation of daptomycin until definitive diagnosis can be made is crucial.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Miller, BA; Gray, A; Leblanc, TW; Sexton, DJ; Martin, AR; Slama, TG

Published Date

  • June 1, 2010

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 50 / 11

Start / End Page

  • e63 - e68

PubMed ID

  • 20420515

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1537-6591

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/652656


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States