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Brand name: Caspofungin (CH) TM

Active ingredients: caspofungin

What it is used for

CASPOFUNGIN CH is indicated for:, Empirical therapy for presumed fungal infections in febrile, neutropenic patients whose fever has failed to respond to broad-spectrum antibiotics, Treatment of:,-Invasive Candidiasis, including candidaemia,-Oesophageal Candidiasis,-Invasive Aspergillosis in patients who are refractory to or intolerant of other therapies.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Intravenous Infusion
  • Store at 2 to 8 degrees Celsius
  • Do not Freeze
  • Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Lyophilized white to off-white cake or powder

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient caspofungin

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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