Mycamine Description



Astellas Pharma


Full Prescribing Info
MYCAMINE 50 mg is a white coloured powder for injection containing 50.86 mg micafungin sodium, corresponding to 50 mg micafungin.
Active ingredient: Micafungin sodium.
Chemical name: Sodium 5-[(1S,2S)-2-[(3S,6S,9S,11R,15S,18S,20R,21R,24S,25S,26S)-3-[(R)-2-carbamoyl-1-hydroxyethyl]-11,20,21,25-tetrahydroxy-15-[(R)-1-hydroxyethyl]-26-methyl-2,5,8,14,17,23-hexaoxo-18-[4-[5-(4-pentyloxyphenyl)-isoxazol-3-yl]benzoylamino]-1,4,7,13,16,22-hexaazatricyclo-[,13]heptacos-6-yl]-1,2-dihydroxyethyl]-2-hydroxyphenyl sulfate.
Molecular formula: C56H70N9NaO23S.
MYCAMINE is a sterile, white, powder for injection containing the active ingredient micafungin as the sodium salt. Micafungin sodium is a light sensitive, hygroscopic, amorphous, white powder that is freely soluble in water, isotonic sodium chloride solution, N,N-dimethylformamide and dimethylsulfoxide, slightly soluble in methyl alcohol, and practically insoluble in acetonitrile, ethyl alcohol (95%), acetone, diethyl ether and n-hexane.
MYCAMINE must be diluted with either sodium chloride 0.9% or glucose 5% solution prior to use (see DOSAGE & ADMINISTRATION).
Excipients/Inactive Ingredients: lactose, anhydrous citric acid, sodium hydroxide.
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