Information about Caspofungin
Caspofungin is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections.
How Caspofungin works
Caspofungin kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
Common side effects of Caspofungin
Chills, Decreased potassium level in blood, Diarrhea, Fever, Increased alkaline phospatase level in blood, Increased liver enzymes, Rash
Available Medicine for Caspofungin
CasfungGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹10695 to ₹117122 variant(s)
CancidasMSD Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹14115 to ₹146852 variant(s)
KabifunginFresenius Kabi India Pvt Ltd
₹10581 to ₹122022 variant(s)
CaspercidSanofi India Ltd
₹13088 to ₹143972 variant(s)
GuficapGufic Bioscience Ltd
CasporanSun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹9568 to ₹104802 variant(s)
₹5500 to ₹105002 variant(s)
CandidalIntas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
HospicaspAlkem Laboratories Ltd
₹7999 to ₹115292 variant(s)
Expert advice for Caspofungin
- Caspofungin is given as a slow drip into vein (IV infusion) under the supervision of a doctor.
- Do not skip any doses and finish the full course of treatment even if you feel better.
- Your doctor may check your liver function regularly. Inform your doctor if you develop abdominal pain, loss of appetite, darkened urine or yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice).
- Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning pregnancy or breastfeeding.