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Cancidas

Caspofungin

CASPOFUNGIN is an antifungal medicine. It is used to treat certain kinds of fungal or yeast infections. Compare echinocandin antifungals.
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Cancidas Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Tell your doctor or health care professional if your symptoms do not improve. During your treatment you will have important lab work done. Follow your doctor's instructions for your care carefully.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor or nurse immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

More common

Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet

blue lips, fingernails, or skin

blurred vision

changes in skin color

chest pain

confusion

convulsions (seizures)

cough

cracked lips

decreased urine

diarrhea

difficult or troubled breathing

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness, faintness, or lightheadedness when getting up from a lying or sitting position suddenly

dry mouth

fever

headache

increased thirst

irregular heartbeat

irregular, fast or slow, or shallow breathing

loss of appetite

mood changes

muscle pain or cramps

nausea or vomiting

nervousness

numbness or tingling in your hands, feet, or lips

pain or redness at the injection site

pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg

pale skin

pounding in the ears

rapid weight gain

shortness of breath

slow or fast heartbeat

sneezing

sore throat

sores, ulcers, or white spots on the lips, tongue, or inside the mouth

sweating

tightness in the chest

troubled breathing with exertion

unusual bleeding or bruising

unusual tiredness or weakness

unusual weight gain or loss

wheezing

Less common

Bloody urine

decreased frequency or amount of urine

increased blood pressure

lower back or side pain

weight gain

yellow eyes or skin

Incidence not known

Abdominal or stomach pain or tenderness

black, tarry stools

bladder pain

bleeding gums

blood in the urine or stools

bloody nose

chest pain or discomfort

clay-colored stools

cloudy urine

constipation

dark urine

decreased appetite

depression

drowsiness

fever with or without chills

flushed, dry skin

frequent urge to urinate

fruit-like breath odor

general feeling of tiredness or weakness

incoherent speech

increased hunger

increased urination

indigestion

itching

light-colored stools

metallic taste

muscle spasms (tetany) or twitching seizures

muscle weakness

no blood pressure or pulse

noisy, rattling breathing pain or discomfort in arms, jaw, back, or neck

pains in stomach, side, or abdomen, possibly radiating to the back

pinpoint red spots on skin

rapid, shallow breathing

rapid weight gain

rash

right upper abdominal or stomach pain and fullness

shakiness in the legs, arms, hands, or feet

stomach pain, continuing

stopping of heart

trembling or shaking of hands or feet

troubled breathing at rest

ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth

unconsciousness

unexplained weight loss

unpleasant breath odor

vomiting of blood

weakness

weight loss

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Flushing, redness of skin

unusually warm skin

Incidence not known

Acid or sour stomach

back pain

belching

blistering, peeling, or loosening of skin

bumps on skin

difficulty in moving

dry, red, hot, or irritated skin

fear

flaking and falling off of skin

full or bloated feeling

heartburn

hives or welts

indigestion

joint or muscle pain

lack or loss of strength

muscle pain or stiffness

pressure in the stomach

red skin lesions, often with a purple center

red, irritated eyes

redness of skin

sleepiness or unusual drowsiness

sleeplessness

small red or purple spots on skin

stomach discomfort, upset, or pain

swelling of abdominal or stomach area

trouble sleeping

unable to sleep

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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