Merck Limited (India) Generic : Caspofungin
12,500.00 50mg/1Vial 1Vial
â€¢ Heart : Rapid heart rate.
â€¢ Gastrointestinal : Nausea, diarrhea, abdominal pain and vomiting.
â€¢ General : Chills, inflammation, swelling and fever.
â€¢ Central Nervous System : Headache.
â€¢ Respiratory : Cough and shortness of breath.
â€¢ Skin : Rash.
Adult- IV- The usual dose is 50 mg once daily.
Child- A single 70-mg/mÂ² loading dose should be administered on Day 1, followed by 50 mg/mÂ² once daily thereafter.
It comes as a powder (diluted with solution) for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it in refrigerator (2-8Â°C). Do not freeze it.
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