Caspofungin

Category: Antifungal



Caspofungin Overview

Caspofungin (INN)[1][3] (brand name Cancidas worldwide) is a lipopeptide antifungal drug from Merck & Co., Inc. discovered by James Balkovec, Regina Black and Frances A. Bouffard.[4] It is a member of a new class of antifungals termed the echinocandins. It works by inhibiting the enzyme (1→3)-β-D-glucan synthase and thereby disturbing the integrity of the fungal cell wall. Caspofungin was the first inhibitor of fungal (1→3)...

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Caspofungin
  • Injection: 50mg, 50mg/vial, 70mg, 70mg/vial
  • Powder: 50mg/vial, 70mg/vial
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NDC Database Records for Caspofungin: (14 results)

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  • 0781-3421 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 0781-3423 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Sandoz Inc
  • 47781-613 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Alvogen Inc.
  • 47781-614 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Alvogen Inc.
  • 63323-356 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
  • 63323-358 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Fresenius Kabi USA, LLC
  • 67457-831 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Mylan Institutional LLC
  • 67457-832 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, for Solution by Mylan Institutional LLC
  • 68083-158 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Gland Pharma Limited
  • 68083-159 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Gland Pharma Limited
  • 69097-365 Caspofungin Acetate 5 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Cipla USA Inc.
  • 69097-366 Caspofungin Acetate 7 mg/ml Intravenous Injection by Cipla USA Inc.
  • 70860-106 Caspofungin Acetate 50 mg/10.8ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, LLC.
  • 70860-107 Caspofungin Acetate 70 mg/10.8ml Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Athenex Pharmaceutical Division, LLC.

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