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Hospicasp 70mg Injection

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1 Injection(s) in Injection
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Hospicasp 70 MG Description

Hospicasp Injection is an antifungal medication. It contains caspofungin as the active substance. Hospicasp Injection is used to treat serious fungal infections in your tissues or organs (invasive can...
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ContainsCaspofungin(70.0 Mg)
UsesFungal infections
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, headache, diarrhoea
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Uses of Hospicasp 70 MG

  • Hospicasp 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 (invasive aspergi...
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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 of Hospicasp 70 MG

You are allergic to caspofungin or any of the other ingredients of Hospicasp Injection.

Side effects of Hospicasp 70 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
  • Rashes

Precautions and Warnings of Hospicasp 70 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Hospicasp 70mg Injection during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Hospicasp Injection during pregnancy. This medicine should only be used in pregnant women if recommended by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Hospicasp 70mg Injection while breastfeeding?
A:
No information is available if Hospicasp Injection passes into human breast milk. Thus, this medicine should not be used in breastfeeding women.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Hospicasp 70mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information on the effect of Hospicasp 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Hospicasp 70mg Injection?
A:
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Hospicasp Injection. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with this medicine.

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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Mode of Action of Hospicasp 70 MG

How Does It Work?

Hospicasp 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 ...
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Directions for Use of Hospicasp 70 MG

  • Hospicasp 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 of Hospicasp 70 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Hospicasp 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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Storage and disposal of Hospicasp 70 MG

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

Dosage of Hospicasp 70 MG

Overdose

Hospicasp 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 Hospicasp 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 nurse imme...
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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 Hospicasp Injection used for?

  • Hospicasp 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 (invasive aspergi...
    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 Hospicasp Injection works?

A: Hospicasp 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
HOSPICASP
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
27/09/2022
Last Updated on: 17 Jun 2022 | 11:13 PM (IST)

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