Micafungin Sodium

IV FUNGIN(Micafungin sodium) is a sterile, lyophilized intravenous (IV) infusion. Micafungin sodium is a semisynthetic lipopeptide (echinocandin) synthesized by a chemical modification of a fermentation product of Coleophoma empetri F-11899. Micafungin inhibits the synthesis of 1, 3-β-D-glucan, an integral component of the fungal cell wall.  Intravenous micafungin an echinocandin, is approved in the EU for  the treatment of adult (aged ‡16 years) and paediatric patients  with invasive candidiasis and for the treatment of adult patients  with oesophageal candidiasis

It does not require dose adjustments for renal or moderate hepatic  dysfunction. Its safety record, favorable tolerability profile, and few drug  interactions make it an important agent for the treatment of  invasive fungal infections

Therapy Area: Antifungal
Form: Vial injection
Packaging: 1x1 Vial


Micafungin Sodium 50 mg


Micafungin, the active ingredient in IV FUNGIN, inhibits the synthesis of 1,3-β-Dglucan, an essential component of fungal cell walls, which is not present in mammalian cells. Micafungin is a semisynthetic lipopeptide synthesized from a fermentation product of Coleophoma empetri that works as an antifungal agent. It is a glucan synthesis inhibitor of the echinocandin structural class.


  • Candidemia
  • Esophageal candidiasis
  • Candidial peritonitis


Indication Recommended Dose Adults

  1. Treatment of Candidemia, Acute Disseminated Candidiasis,
    Candida Peritonitis and Abscesses infections: 100 mg/day
  2. Prophylaxis of Candida Infections in HSCT Recipients: 50 mg/day
  3. Treatment of Esophageal Candidiasis: 150 mg/day


This information is for registered medical practitioner only. Anyone other than medical practitioner should consult medical practitioner before using this product.

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