Micafungin

Kathryn Dzintars, Pharm.D., BCPS, Paul A. Pham, Pharm.D.
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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Prophylaxis of Candida infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant pts (HSCT)
  • Treatment of esophageal candidiasis
    • IDSA Guidelines recommend echinocandins for azole-refractory or resistant disease
  • Treatment of patients with candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, candida peritonitis and abscesses

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

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INDICATIONS

FDA

  • Prophylaxis of Candida infections in hematopoietic stem cell transplant pts (HSCT)
  • Treatment of esophageal candidiasis
    • IDSA Guidelines recommend echinocandins for azole-refractory or resistant disease
  • Treatment of patients with candidemia, acute disseminated candidiasis, candida peritonitis and abscesses

NON-FDA APPROVED USES

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Last updated: September 3, 2016