Caspofungin - General Pediatric Dosing

Infants <3 months (Limited data available):

  • IV: 25 mg/m² once daily --- contact Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy for specific dosing considerations.

Infants ≥3 months, Children, and Adolescents <18 years:

  • IV: Initial 70 mg/m² on day 1, then 50 mg/m² once daily starting on day 2; may increase to 70 mg/m² once daily if clinical response inadequate; maximum dose: 70 mg/dose.

Infants <3 months:

  • No data available - Contact Infectious Diseases and Pharmacy for specific dosing considerations.

Infants ≥3 months, Children, and Adolescents <18 years:

  • IV: Initial 70 mg/m² on day 1, then 50 mg/m² once daily starting on day 2; may increase to 70 mg/m² once daily if clinical response inadequate; maximum dose: 70 mg/dose.