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CANCIDAS- caspofungin acetate injection, powder, lyophilized, for solution

Patient Information


Inform patients that anaphylactic reactions have been reported during administration of CANCIDAS. CANCIDAS can cause hypersensitivity reactions, including rash, facial swelling, angioedema, pruritus, sensation of warmth, or bronchospasm. Inform patients to report these signs or symptoms to their healthcare providers.

Hepatic Effects

Inform patients that there have been isolated reports of serious hepatic effects from CANCIDAS therapy.

Use in Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Mothers

Advise female patients of the potential risks to a fetus. Instruct patients to tell their healthcare provider if they are pregnant, become pregnant, or are thinking about becoming pregnant. Instruct patients to tell their healthcare provider if they plan to breastfeed their infant.

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