General Spectrum of Activity
Caspofungin is often used in management of suspected and confirmed invasive fungal infections, particularly Candidiasis and Aspergillosis
Antimicrobial class: Echinocandin
Biliary penetration: Therapeutic
CSF penetration: Poor
Lung penetration: Therapeutic
Urine penetration: Poor
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.