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caspofungin - injection, Cancidas (cont.)

OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US National Poison Hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canada residents can call a provincial poison control center.

NOTES: Do not share this medication with others.Laboratory and/or medical tests (e.g. blood cultures, liver function tests) may be performed periodically to monitor your progress or check for side effects. Consult your doctor for more details.

MISSED DOSE: If you miss a dose, contact your doctor immediately to establish a new dosing schedule.

STORAGE: Store the unmixed/powder vials in the refrigerator between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C). Do not freeze.Once mixed, the vial is good for 1 hour at room temperature or refrigerated (less than 77 degrees F or 25 degrees C). Discard any unused portion of the vial.After this product is mixed with IV fluids, the final product may be stored for up to 24 hours at room temperature below 77 degrees F (25 degrees C) or for 48 hours if refrigerated between 36-46 degrees F (2-8 degrees C).Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.


Last Editorial Review: 9/22/2010



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