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Micafungin Pregnancy and Breastfeeding Warnings

Micafungin is also known as: Mycamine

Micafungin Pregnancy Warnings

Animal studies have revealed evidence of embryotoxicity. Micafungin administered IV to pregnant rabbits on days 6 to 18 of gestation resulted in visceral abnormalities (including abnormal lobation of the lung, levocardia, retrocaval ureter, anomalous right subclavian artery, dilatation of the ureter) and increased abortion at doses (32 mg/kg) equal to about 4 times the recommended human dose (based on body surface area comparison). There are no controlled data in human pregnancy. FDA pregnancy category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

FDA pregnancy category: C Micafungin should be used during pregnancy only if the potential benefit outweighs the potential risk.

Micafungin Breastfeeding Warnings

Caution is recommended. Excretion into human milk: Unknown Excretion into animal milk: Unknown The effects in the nursing infant are unknown.

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