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Caspofungin volume of distribution
In humans, caspofungin has a volume of distribution of 9.67 L, is extensively bound to albumin (97%), has a plasma elimination half-life of 9 to 11 hours, and is metabolized to inactive metabolites in the liver.
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What is Caspofungin
Caspofungin (brand name Cancidas worldwide) is an antifungal drug, the first of a new class termed the echinocandins from Merck Co., Inc. It shows activity against infections with Aspergillus and Candida, and works by inhibiting .(1,3)-D-Glucan of the fungal cell wall. Caspofungin is administered intravenously.
Caspofungin mechanism of action
Caspofungin inhibits the synthesis of beta-(1,3)-D-glucan, an essential component of the cell wall of iAspergillus /i species and iCandida /i species. beta-(1,3)-D-glucan is not present in mammalian cells. The primary target is beta-(1,3)-glucan synthase.
Dosage forms of Caspofungin
|Injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution||intravenous||5 mg/mL|
|Injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution||intravenous||7 mg/mL|
|Powder for concentrate for solution for infusion||Intravenous use||50 mg|
(4R,5S)-5-((2-Aminoethyl)amino)-N(2)-(10,12-dimethyltetradecanoyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithyl-L-threonyl-trans-4-hydroxy-L-prolyl-(S)-4-hydroxy-4-(P-hydroxyphenyl)-L-threonyl-threo-3-hydroxy-L-ornithyl-trans-3-hydroxy-L-proline cyclic (6-1)-peptide 1-((4R,5S)-5-((2-Aminoethyl)amino)-N(2)-(10,12-dimethyl-1-oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine)-5-((3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine)-pneumocandin b0
Merck Canada Inc
Aspergillis, Candida and other fungi
Indication of Caspofungin
For the treatment of esophageal candidiasis and invasive aspergillosis in patients who are refractory to or intolerant of other therapies.
Toxicity of Caspofungin
Side effects include rash, swelling, and nausea (rare)
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