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CASPOTAZ 50MG INJ

Drug Composition information
What is Caspofungin Acetate for:

This medication is an antifungal drug, prescribed for serious fungal infections. It stops the fungal growth.

How does Caspofungin Acetate work:

Caspofungin works to harm the yeast and fight the infection

How should Caspofungin Acetate be used:

Adult- IV- The usual dose is 50 mg once daily. Child- A single 70-mgm² loading dose should be administered on Day 1, followed by 50 mgm² once daily thereafter. It comes as a powder (diluted with solution) for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.

Common side effects of Caspofungin Acetate :

Headache. Belly pain. Upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Harm to the liver may rarely happen. Harm to the kidneys may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Call your doctor to find out what to do

What precautions should I take when taking Caspofungin Acetate :

If you have an allergy to caspofungin or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad belly pain. Very upset stomach or throwing up. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Not able to eat. Feeling very tired or weak. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Caspofungin Acetate with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Caspofungin Acetate :

Store it in refrigerator (2-8°C). Do not freeze it.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Antifungals

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VERITAZ HEALTHCARE LTD

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