Belonging to the echinocandin class of drugs, Caspofungin is an antifungal drug. Administered as an intravenous injection, the dosage depends on the severity of the injection.
It is used to treat yeast infections affecting the blood, lungs, esophagus, and stomach.
Serious side-effects are rarely caused by the Caspofungin Injection. But these may include,
Signs of liver disease such as nausea, loss of appetite
Risks to consider are,
History of allergy to Caspofungin or any echinocandin antifungal drug
History of liver disease
Caspocandin is used as an effective drug to treat yeast infections especially in those with weakened immunity. However, stay wary if you've had any liver disease.