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Micafungin

In the US, Micafungin (micafungin systemic) is a member of the drug class echinocandins and is used to treat Candidemia, Esophageal Candidiasis and Fungal Infection Prophylaxis.

US matches:

Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

J02AX05

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0235114-32-6

Chemical Formula

C56-H71-N9-O23-S

Molecular Weight

1270

Therapeutic Category

Antifungal agent

Chemical Name

(4R,5R)-4,5-Dihydroxy-N²-[4-[5-[4-(pentyloxy)phenyl]-3-isoxazolyl]benzoyl]-L-ornityl-L-treonyl-trans-4-hydroxy-L-prolyl-(4S)-4-hydroxy-4-[4-hydroxy-3-(sulfooxy)phenyl]-L-treonyl-(3R)-3-hydroxy-L-glutaminyl-(3S,4S)-3-hydroxy-4-metyl-L-proline cyclic (6->1) (WHO)

Foreign Names

  • Micafunginum (Latin)
  • Micafungin (German)
  • Micafungine (French)
  • Micafungina (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Micafungin (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Micafungin Sodium (OS: USAN, BANM, JAN)
  • FK-463 (IS: Fujisawa)

Brand Names

  • Mycamine
    Astellas, Italy; Astellas, Lithuania; Astellas, Norway; Astellas, Slovenia; Astellas, Slovakia; Hikma, Lebanon
  • Funguard
    Astellas, Japan
  • Mycamine
    Astellas, Canada; Astellas, Switzerland; Astellas, China; Astellas, Czech Republic; Astellas, Denmark; Astellas, Spain; Astellas, Finland; Astellas, France; Astellas, Georgia; Astellas, Greece; Astellas, Hong Kong; Astellas, Croatia (Hrvatska); Astellas, Hungary; Astellas, Indonesia; Astellas, Ireland; Astellas, Iceland; Astellas, South Korea; Astellas, Latvia; Astellas, Philippines; Astellas, Portugal; Astellas, Romania; Astellas, Sweden; Astellas, Thailand; Astellas, Taiwan; Astellas, United States; Astellas Pharma, Germany; Astellas Pharma, United Kingdom; Astellas Pharma, Poland; Astellas Pharma, Singapore; Astellas Pharma Europe, Austria; Astellas Pharma Europe, Netherlands; DKSH, Malaysia

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
BANMBritish Approved Name (Modified)
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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