Treating certain fungal infections.
Cancidas is an antifungal agent. It works by weakening fungal cell walls, which allows the cell contents to leak out, resulting in the death of the fungus.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Cancidas . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Cancidas . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Cancidas may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Cancidas as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Cancidas .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Chills; cough; diarrhea; headache; mild fever; nausea; stomach pain; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); blood in the urine; decreased urine; fainting, fatigue, or dizziness; fast, slow or irregular heartbeat; mood or mental changes (eg, anxiety, confusion, depression, trouble sleeping); pain, swelling, weakness, or redness at the infusion site or in the infused limb; pale stools; rapid breathing, shortness of breath, or wheezing; red, swollen, blistered or peeling skin; seizure; severe headache, dizziness, or blurred vision; severe stomach or back pain with nausea and vomiting; sore throat or high fever; swelling of the hands or feet; swelling of the mouth; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing of the eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Cancidas :
Cancidas is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using Cancidas at home, store Cancidas as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider. Keep Cancidas out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Cancidas . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.