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Casfung 50mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection

By GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS
1 Powder For Injection(s) in Dry Vial
MRP 4379.00*
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Casfung 50 MG Description

Casfung Powder For Injection is an antifungal medication. It contains caspofungin as the active substance. Casfung Powder For Injection is used to treat serious fungal infections in your tissues or o

rgans (invasive candidiasis) and fungal infections in your nose, nasal sinuses or lungs (invasive aspergillosis) in children, adolescents and adults. It is also used for the treatment of suspected fungal infections if you have a fever and a low white cell count that has not improved on treatment with an antibiotic. This medicine will be given to you by your doctor or nurse. Do not self-inject it. Before starting Casfung Powder For Injection, inform your doctor if you are pregnant/breastfeeding and about your complete medical history.

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Product Summary

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ContainsCaspofungin(50.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhoea
TherapyANTI-FUNGAL
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uses

Uses of Casfung 50 MG

  • Casfung Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of serious fungal infections in your tissues or organs (invasive candidiasis) and fungal infections in your nose, nasal sinuses or lungs (invasiv...
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  • It is also used to treat suspected fungal infections if you have a fever and a low white cell count that has not improved on treatment with an antibiotic.
contraindications

Contraindications of Casfung 50 MG

You are allergic to caspofungin or any of the other ingredients of Casfung Powder For Injection.
sideEffects

Side effects of Casfung 50 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Casfung 50 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Casfung 50mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Casfung Powder For Injection during pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Casfung 50mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Casfung Powder For Injection passes into human breast milk. Thus, this medicine should not be used in breastfeeding women.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Casfung 50mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Casfung Powder For Injection on driving ability. However, if you experience any effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Casfung 50mg Dry Vial Of 1 Powder For Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Casfung Powder For Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are allergic to any other medicines.
  • You have had liver problems.
  • You are already taking cyclosporine (used to help prevent organ transplant rejection or to suppress your immune system).
  • You have had any other medical problems.
  • You develop signs and symptoms like unexplained widespread skin pain, red or purple rash that spreads and blisters on your skin and the mucous membranes of the mouth, nose, eyes and genitals after usi...
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modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Casfung 50 MG

How Does It Work?

Casfung Powder For Injection makes fungal cells fragile and stops the fungus from growing properly. This stops the infection from spreading and gives the body’s natural defences a chance to completely...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Casfung 50 MG

  • Casfung Powder For Injection will be given by your doctor or nurse.
  • Do not self-inject this medicine. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor or nurse.
interactions

Interactions of Casfung 50 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Casfung Powder For Injection works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking cyclosporine or tacrolimus (used to help prevent organ transplant rejection or to suppress your immune system), some HIV medicines such as efavirenz o...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Casfung 50 MG

  • Store Casfung Powder For Injection in a refrigerator (2°C - 8°C).
  • Keep out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Casfung 50 MG

Overdose

Casfung Powder For Injection will be given to you by a doctor or nurse and hence, the chances of an overdose are unlikely.

Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that a dose of Casfung Powder For Injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking a dose of the injection, inform the doctor or n...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Casfung Powder For Injection used for?

  • Casfung Powder For Injection is used for the treatment of serious fungal infections in your tissues or organs (invasive candidiasis) and fungal infections in your nose, nasal sinuses or lungs (invasiv...
    Read more
  • It is also used to treat suspected fungal infections if you have a fever and a low white cell count that has not improved on treatment with an antibiotic.

Q: How Casfung Powder For Injection works?

A: Casfung Powder For Injection makes fungal cells fragile and stops the fungus from growing properly. This stops the infection from spreading and gives the body’s natural defences a chance to completely get rid of the infection.
Product Details
Brand
CASFUNG
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2023
Last Updated on: 17 Oct 2022 | 03:17 PM (IST)
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