Caspofungin is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections.
How it works
Caspofungin inhibits the synthesis of beta-(1,3)-D-glucan, an essential component of the cell wall of Aspergillus species and Candida species, beta-(1,3)-D-glucan is not present in mammalian cells.
Common side effects
Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Fever, Flushing, Headache, Itching, Rash