Caspofungin

2021 Mar 2. In: StatPearls [Internet]. Treasure Island (FL): StatPearls Publishing; 2021 Jan–.

ABSTRACT

Caspofungin is a drug in the echinocandins class of medications, used in the management and treatment of several medical conditions. These conditions include febrile neutropenia, candida infections, invasive candidiasis, esophageal candidiasis, and invasive aspergillosis. This activity reviews the mechanism of action, adverse reactions profile, and other key factors (e.g., off-label uses, dosing, pharmacodynamics, pharmacokinetics, monitoring, relevant interactions) critical for the management and treatment of the conditions mentioned above, by an interprofessional team.

PMID:31424724 | Bookshelf:NBK545140