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Cancidas (Caspofungin) - Death - Suspected Cause - Side Effect Reports

 
 



Index of reports > Cases with Death (16)

Below is the selection of side effect reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Cancidas (Caspofungin) where reactions include death. The selected reports were submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year.

Possible Cancidas side effects in

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-08-23

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Cytolytic Hepatitis

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome
    Dosage: 250 mg, qd
    Indication: Systemic Candida
    Start date: 2012-04-08
    End date: 2012-04-22

Cancidas
    Dosage: 70 mg, qd
    Start date: 2012-03-22
    End date: 2012-04-08

Tienam IV
    Dosage: 500 mg, q6h
    Indication: Septic Shock
    Start date: 2012-04-18
    End date: 2012-04-22

Cancidas
    Dosage: 70 mg, qd
    Indication: Systemic Candida
    Start date: 2012-04-20
    End date: 2012-04-22

Other drugs received by patient: Magnesium Sulfate; Targocid; Nexium; Norepinephrine; Fosfomycin



Possible Cancidas side effects in female

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-01

Patient: female

Reactions: Death, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in male

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-06-01

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Septic Shock

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in

Reported by a physician from France on 2012-05-03

Patient:

Reactions: Death, Cytolytic Hepatitis

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Primaxin

Cancidas

Amphotericin B and Cholesterol and Distearoylphosphatidylglycerol and



Possible Cancidas side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-04-25

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Blood Bilirubin Increased, Death

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome
    Indication: Candidiasis

Cancidas

Eraxis
    Indication: Candidiasis

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Pentoxifylline; Iron (Unspecified)



Possible Cancidas side effects in 63 year old male

Reported by a physician from South Africa on 2012-04-02

Patient: 63 year old male

Reactions: Death, Off Label Use, Pleural Effusion, Pericardial Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Greece on 2012-03-29

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Drug Ineffective

Adverse event resulted in: death, life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01

Cancidas
    Start date: 2012-01-01
    End date: 2012-01-01



Possible Cancidas side effects in 63 year old male

Reported by a physician from South Africa on 2012-03-05

Patient: 63 year old male

Reactions: Off Label Use, Death, Pleural Effusion, Pericardial Haemorrhage

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Australia on 2012-02-29

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Death, Blood Bilirubin Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome

Cancidas

Anidulafungin

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Pentoxifylline



Possible Cancidas side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Taiwan, Province of China on 2012-02-28

Patient: female, weighing 1.0 kg (2.2 pounds)

Reactions: Death, Hyperkalaemia, Cholestasis, Renal Failure Acute

Adverse event resulted in: death, hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas
    Indication: Candidiasis

Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-02-22

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Death, Blood Bilirubin Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome

Anidulafungin

Cancidas

Other drugs received by patient: Pentoxifylline; Aspirin



Possible Cancidas side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-02-14

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Death, Blood Bilirubin Increased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Ambisome

Cancidas

Anidulafungin

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Pentoxifylline



Possible Cancidas side effects in male

Reported by a physician from South Africa on 2011-12-08

Patient: male

Reactions: Death, Heart Rate Decreased, Vomiting, Blood Pressure Decreased

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas



Possible Cancidas side effects in 2 month old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from Peru on 2011-10-26

Patient: 2 month old male

Reactions: Respiratory Rate Decreased, Off Label Use, Death, Respiratory Arrest

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas
    Start date: 2011-10-09
    End date: 2011-10-10

Cancidas
    Indication: Fungal Infection
    Start date: 2011-10-12
    End date: 2011-10-12

Other drugs received by patient: Amphotericin B



Possible Cancidas side effects in 57 year old female

Reported by a physician from Belgium on 2011-10-10

Patient: 57 year old female

Reactions: Death, Relapsing Fever, Fungal Infection, Pathogen Resistance, Abdominal Compartment Syndrome

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cancidas

Other drugs received by patient: Teicoplanin; Ceftazidime; Cytarabine; Meropenem; Amsacrine

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