Micafungin


Generic Medicine Info
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to micafungin or other echinocandins.
Special Precautions
Patient w/ pre-existing risk of malignancy. Severe hepatic impairment. Childn. Pregnancy and lactation. Monitoring Parameters Monitor liver function.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, pyrexia, thrombocytopenia, headache, histamine-mediated symptoms (e.g. pruritus, rash, swelling, vasodilation), renal dysfunction or acute renal failure, inj site reactions (e.g. phlebitis, thrombophlebitis). Rarely, haemolysis (e.g. acute intravascular haemolysis, haemolytic anaemia).
Potentially Fatal: Severe hepatic dysfunction, hepatitis or hepatic failure; anaphylaxis and anaphylactoid reactions, including shock.
Drug Interactions
May increase exposure of amphotericin B desoxycholate, sirolimus, nifedipine, itraconazole.
CIMS Class
Antifungals
ATC Classification
J02AX05 - micafungin ; Belongs to the class of other systemic antimycotics.
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