General Spectrum of Activity
Caspofungin is often used in management of suspected and confirmed invasive fungal infections, particularly Candidiasis and Aspergillosis
Caspofungin has poor vitreous, CNS and urinary penetration. It should not be used for treatment of Candida urinary tract infections.
Use must be approved by Infectious Diseases.
Antimicrobial class: Echinocandin
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Poor