caspofungin - injection, Cancidas


BRAND NAME(S): Cancidas

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USES: Caspofungin is used to treat a variety of serious fungal infections. It is often used in patients who cannot use or do not respond to other antifungal medications (such as amphotericin B, itraconazole). Caspofungin belongs to a class of drugs known as echinocandins. It works by stopping the growth of fungus.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014

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