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Cancidas Drug Description
CANCIDAS
(caspofungin acetate) for Injection, for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of caspofungin (Cancidas)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain, swelling, or vein irritation where the medicine is injected;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
swelling in your hands or feet;
weakness, muscle cramps, pounding or uneven heart beats; or
nausea,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Cancidas »




CANCIDAS is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous (IV) infusion that
contains a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) compound synthesized from
a fermentation product of Glarea lozoyensis. CANCIDAS is an echinocandin that
inhibits the synthesis of β (1,3)-D-glucan, an integral component of the
fungal cell wall.
CANCIDAS (caspofungin acetate) is 1-[(4R,5S)-5-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-N2-(10,12-dimethyl-1oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine]-5-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine]
pneumocandin B0 diacetate (salt).
CANCIDAS 50 mg also contains: 39 mg sucrose, 26 mg mannitol, glacial acetic
acid, and sodium hydroxide. CANCIDAS 70 mg also contains 54 mg sucrose, 36 mg
mannitol, glacial acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide. Caspofungin acetate is
a hygroscopic, white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and
methanol, and slightly soluble in ethanol. The pH of a saturated aqueous solution
of caspofungin acetate is approximately 6.6. The empirical formula is C52H88N10O15•2C2H4O2
and the formula weight is 1213.42. The structural formula is:








Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2010




Cancidas Drug Description
CANCIDAS
(caspofungin acetate) for Injection, for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of caspofungin (Cancidas)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain, swelling, or vein irritation where the medicine is injected;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
swelling in your hands or feet;
weakness, muscle cramps, pounding or uneven heart beats; or
nausea,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Cancidas »




CANCIDAS is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous (IV) infusion that
contains a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) compound synthesized from
a fermentation product of Glarea lozoyensis. CANCIDAS is an echinocandin that
inhibits the synthesis of β (1,3)-D-glucan, an integral component of the
fungal cell wall.
CANCIDAS (caspofungin acetate) is 1-[(4R,5S)-5-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-N2-(10,12-dimethyl-1oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine]-5-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine]
pneumocandin B0 diacetate (salt).
CANCIDAS 50 mg also contains: 39 mg sucrose, 26 mg mannitol, glacial acetic
acid, and sodium hydroxide. CANCIDAS 70 mg also contains 54 mg sucrose, 36 mg
mannitol, glacial acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide. Caspofungin acetate is
a hygroscopic, white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and
methanol, and slightly soluble in ethanol. The pH of a saturated aqueous solution
of caspofungin acetate is approximately 6.6. The empirical formula is C52H88N10O15•2C2H4O2
and the formula weight is 1213.42. The structural formula is:








Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2010




Cancidas Drug Description
CANCIDAS
(caspofungin acetate) for Injection, for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of caspofungin (Cancidas)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain, swelling, or vein irritation where the medicine is injected;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
swelling in your hands or feet;
weakness, muscle cramps, pounding or uneven heart beats; or
nausea,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Cancidas »




CANCIDAS is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous (IV) infusion that
contains a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) compound synthesized from
a fermentation product of Glarea lozoyensis. CANCIDAS is an echinocandin that
inhibits the synthesis of β (1,3)-D-glucan, an integral component of the
fungal cell wall.
CANCIDAS (caspofungin acetate) is 1-[(4R,5S)-5-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-N2-(10,12-dimethyl-1oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine]-5-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine]
pneumocandin B0 diacetate (salt).
CANCIDAS 50 mg also contains: 39 mg sucrose, 26 mg mannitol, glacial acetic
acid, and sodium hydroxide. CANCIDAS 70 mg also contains 54 mg sucrose, 36 mg
mannitol, glacial acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide. Caspofungin acetate is
a hygroscopic, white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and
methanol, and slightly soluble in ethanol. The pH of a saturated aqueous solution
of caspofungin acetate is approximately 6.6. The empirical formula is C52H88N10O15•2C2H4O2
and the formula weight is 1213.42. The structural formula is:








Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2010




Cancidas Drug Description
CANCIDAS
(caspofungin acetate) for Injection, for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of caspofungin (Cancidas)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain, swelling, or vein irritation where the medicine is injected;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
swelling in your hands or feet;
weakness, muscle cramps, pounding or uneven heart beats; or
nausea,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Cancidas »




CANCIDAS is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous (IV) infusion that
contains a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) compound synthesized from
a fermentation product of Glarea lozoyensis. CANCIDAS is an echinocandin that
inhibits the synthesis of β (1,3)-D-glucan, an integral component of the
fungal cell wall.
CANCIDAS (caspofungin acetate) is 1-[(4R,5S)-5-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-N2-(10,12-dimethyl-1oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine]-5-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine]
pneumocandin B0 diacetate (salt).
CANCIDAS 50 mg also contains: 39 mg sucrose, 26 mg mannitol, glacial acetic
acid, and sodium hydroxide. CANCIDAS 70 mg also contains 54 mg sucrose, 36 mg
mannitol, glacial acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide. Caspofungin acetate is
a hygroscopic, white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and
methanol, and slightly soluble in ethanol. The pH of a saturated aqueous solution
of caspofungin acetate is approximately 6.6. The empirical formula is C52H88N10O15•2C2H4O2
and the formula weight is 1213.42. The structural formula is:








Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2010




Cancidas Drug Description
CANCIDAS
(caspofungin acetate) for Injection, for Intravenous use
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of caspofungin (Cancidas)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Tell your doctor right away if you have any of these serious side effects:

pain, swelling, or vein irritation where the medicine is injected;
fever, chills, body aches, flu symptoms;
swelling in your hands or feet;
weakness, muscle cramps, pounding or uneven heart beats; or
nausea,...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Cancidas »




CANCIDAS is a sterile, lyophilized product for intravenous (IV) infusion that
contains a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) compound synthesized from
a fermentation product of Glarea lozoyensis. CANCIDAS is an echinocandin that
inhibits the synthesis of β (1,3)-D-glucan, an integral component of the
fungal cell wall.
CANCIDAS (caspofungin acetate) is 1-[(4R,5S)-5-[(2-aminoethyl)amino]-N2-(10,12-dimethyl-1oxotetradecyl)-4-hydroxy-L-ornithine]-5-[(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-ornithine]
pneumocandin B0 diacetate (salt).
CANCIDAS 50 mg also contains: 39 mg sucrose, 26 mg mannitol, glacial acetic
acid, and sodium hydroxide. CANCIDAS 70 mg also contains 54 mg sucrose, 36 mg
mannitol, glacial acetic acid, and sodium hydroxide. Caspofungin acetate is
a hygroscopic, white to off-white powder. It is freely soluble in water and
methanol, and slightly soluble in ethanol. The pH of a saturated aqueous solution
of caspofungin acetate is approximately 6.6. The empirical formula is C52H88N10O15•2C2H4O2
and the formula weight is 1213.42. The structural formula is:








Last reviewed on RxList: 2/19/2010





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