Medicine : Mycamine I.v(50mg)
|Manufacturer:||Glaxo Smithkline Pharmaceuticals Ltd|
Generic ( Micafungin )
|Typical use Of Micafungin :||Oesophageal Candidiasis, Candidaemia, Acute Disseminated Candidiasis, Candida Peritonitis And Abscesses,|
|Mechanism of action of Micafungin :||Micafungin Inhibits The Synthesis Of Beta-1,3-D-glucan, An Essential Component Of Fungal Cell Walls Which Is Not Present In Mammalian Cells. It Does This By Inhibiting Beta-1,3-D-glucan Synthase.|
|Drug Interaction of Micafungin :||Micafungin Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Nifedipine And Sirolimus. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.|
|Side effects of Micafungin :||Fever, Headache, Cough, Rigors, Rash, Pruritus, Hypokalaemia, Hypomagnesaemia, Diarrhoea, Nausea, Vomitting, Abdominal Pain, Mucosal Inflammation, Constipation, Thrombocytopenia And Neutropenia.|
INTERACTIONS OF MICAFUNGIN
How Micafungin will impact on Pregnancy ?Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
How Micafungin will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.
Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of MicafunginNo Studies Found