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Table 2 Frequencies of drug-related adverse events observed in patients receiving echinocandins [86]

From: Treatment and prophylaxis of invasive candidiasis with anidulafungin, caspofungin and micafungin - review of the literature

Adverse reaction, % of patients Anidulafungin Caspofungin Micafungin
Phlebitis < 1 3.5-25 1.6
Fever < 1 4-40 1-14
Abdominal pain < 2 3.6 1
Nausea / vomiting 1 / < 1 1-6 / 2-4 2-7 / 1-5
Diarrhea 3.1 3.6 1.6
Headache 1.3 4-15 2-17
Rash / pruritus 1 / <2 1-10 / < 2 1-12 / <1
Leukopenia < 1 6.2 1.6
Neutropenia 1 1.9 1.2
Thrombocytopenia < 2 3.1 < 1
Hypokalemia 3-10 2-10 1.2
Liver function test abnormalities 3-5 1-15 1-8