What is Caspofungin 70mg Injection?
Caspofungin 70mg Injection is an antifungal medication. It is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections. It kills the fungi that cause infections and thus provides relief.
How Caspofungin 70mg Injection is used?
Caspofungin 70mg Injection is administered as an injection by a healthcare professional. Kindly do not self-administer. Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better. Your liver function should be monitored regularly during treatment.
Common Side effects of This Injection
It may lead to a few common side effects like rash, decreased potassium level in the blood, fever, increased liver enzymes, chills, and diarrhea. You may also notice some injection site reactions like pain, swelling, or redness. Inform your doctor if these side effects persist for a longer duration. Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to conceive or breastfeeding.
This Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
It should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of this Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Limited information is available on the use of Casfung 70mg Injection in patients with the severe liver disease.
Brand Name: Casfung
Manufacturer: Glenmark Pharma