Adverse Drug Reaction Classification System

Pharmaceutical Information
Drug Name Caspofungin
Drug ID BADD_D00376
Description Caspofungin (brand name Cancidas worldwide) is an antifungal drug and the first member of a new drug class called the echinocandins, as coined by Merck & Co., Inc. It is typically administered intravenously. It shows activity against infections with Aspergillus and Candida, and works by inhibiting β(1,3)-D-Glucan of the fungal cell wall.
Indications and Usage For the treatment of esophageal candidiasis and invasive aspergillosis in patients who are refractory to or intolerant of other therapies.
Marketing Status Prescription
ATC Code J02AX04
DrugBank ID DB00520
KEGG ID D07626
MeSH ID D000077336
PubChem ID 2826718
NDC Product Code Not Available
Synonyms Caspofungin | Cancidas | MK 0991 | MK-0991 | MK0991 | Caspofungin MSD | L 743,872 | L-743,872 | L743,872 | L-743872 | L743872 | L 743872 | Caspofungin Acetate
Chemical Information
Molecular Formula C52H88N10O15
CAS Registry Number 162808-62-0
Chemical Structure
ADR Related Proteins Induced by Drug
ADR Term Protein Name UniProt AC TTD Target ID PMID
Not AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot AvailableNot Available
ADRs Induced by Drug
ADR Term ADReCS ID ADR Frequency (FAERS) ADR Severity Grade (FAERS) ADR Severity Grade (CTCAE)
Abdominal discomfort07.01.06.001--Not Available
Abdominal distension07.01.04.001--
Abdominal pain07.01.05.002--
Abdominal pain upper07.01.05.003--
Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome11.05.17.007; Available
Activated partial thromboplastin time prolonged13.01.02.001--
Acute myeloid leukaemia16.01.05.001; Available
Acute respiratory distress syndrome22.01.03.001--
Agranulocytosis01.02.03.0010.001057%Not Available
Alanine aminotransferase increased13.03.01.0030.000276%
Anaphylactic shock24.06.02.004; Available
Angioedema23.04.01.001; Available
Arrhythmia02.03.02.001--Not Available
Aspartate aminotransferase increased13.03.01.0060.000368%
Asthenia08.01.01.001--Not Available
Atrial fibrillation02.03.03.002--
Back pain15.03.04.005--
Bilirubin conjugated increased13.03.01.007--Not Available
Blood albumin decreased13.09.01.001--Not Available
Blood bicarbonate decreased13.11.01.019--
Blood bilirubin increased13.03.01.0080.000705%
Blood calcium decreased13.11.01.002--Not Available
Blood chloride decreased13.11.01.004--Not Available
Blood chloride increased13.11.01.005--Not Available
Blood creatine phosphokinase increased13.04.01.0010.000705%
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