Recommended Topic Related To:

Cancidas

"The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely following new reports of the mosquito-borne chikungunya (chik-un-GUHN-ya) virus among residents of the French side of St. Martin in the Caribbean. While outbreaks of chikungunya "...

Cancidas




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

In 6 healthy subjects who received a single 210-mg dose, no significant adverse reactions were reported. Multiple doses above 150 mg daily have not been studied. Caspofungin is not dialyzable. The minimum lethal dose of caspofungin in rats was 50 mg/kg, a dose which is equivalent to 10 times the recommended daily dose based on relative body surface area comparison.

In clinical trials, one pediatric patient (16 years of age) unintentionally received a single dose of caspofungin of 113 mg (on Day 1), followed by 80 mg daily for an additional 7 days. No clinically significant adverse reactions were reported.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

CANCIDAS is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity (e.g., anaphylaxis) to any component of this product [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].

Last reviewed on RxList: 8/12/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Overdosage
Contraindications
A A A

Cancidas - User Reviews

Cancidas User Reviews

Now you can gain knowledge and insight about a drug treatment with Patient Discussions.

Here is a collection of user reviews for the medication Cancidas sorted by most helpful. Patient Discussions FAQs

Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration

 

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


Women's Health

Find out what women really need.