Composition: Micafungin Na
Indication: Listed in Dosage.
Dosage and administration:
- Treatment of patients w/ candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, Candida peritonitis & abscesses: Adult & childn >40 kg 100 mg/day,< 40 kg 2 mg/kg/day. Doses may be increased to 200 mg/day in patients weighing >40 kg and < 4 mg/kg/day in patients weighing < 40 kg.
- Treatment of esophageal candidiasis : Adult >40 kg 150 mg/day, < 40 kg 3 mg/kg/day.
- Prophylaxis of Candida infections in hematopoeitic stem cell transplantation (HSCT) recipients: Adult & childn >40 kg 50 mg/day, < 40 kg 1 mg/kg/day.
Adverse Reaction: Nausea, phlebitis, vomiting
Drug Interaction: Itraconazole, sirolimus, nifedipine.
Preparations: Vial 50 mg