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LP30480-5CaspofunginActive

Description

LP30480-5   Caspofungin
Caspofungin (INN) (brand name Cancidas worldwide) is an antifungal drug, the first of a new class termed the echinocandins from Merck & Co., Inc. It shows activity against infections with Aspergillus and Candida, and works by inhibiting the enzyme β(1,3)-D-Glucan synthase and thereby disturbing the integrity of the fungal cell wall. Caspofungin is administered intravenously. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Caspofungin

Basic Part Properties

Name
Caspofungin
Type
Component
Created On
2002-08-06
Construct for LOINC Short Name
Caspofungin

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Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (CHINA)
卡泊芬净
Synonyms: 醋酸卡泊芬净
nl-NLDutch (NETHERLANDS)
caspofungine
et-EEEstonian (ESTONIA)
Kaspofungiin
fr-BEFrench (BELGIUM)
Caspofungine
fr-CAFrench (CANADA)
Caspofungine
it-ITItalian (ITALY)
Caspofungina
ru-RURussian (RUSSIAN FEDERATION)
Каспофунгин
es-ESSpanish (SPAIN)
Caspofungina
tr-TRTurkish (TURKEY)
Kaspofungin