Daptomycin Induced Eosinophilic Pneumonia: A Commonly Missed Entity

Eosinophilic pneumonitis is an uncommon condition characterized by fever, nonproductive cough, and progressively worsening dyspnea. Associated symptoms and signs may include malaise, myalgias, night sweats, and pleuritic chest pain. Causes include toxins, chemicals and drugs. This case highlights a case of eosinophilic pneumonitis, a rare but potential life threatening side effect of daptomycin.

Author(s): Priyadarshani Sharma, Janak Adhikari*, Alexander Merritt and Saba Khokhar

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