MICAFUNGIN - INJECTION
Common Brand Name(s): Mycamine
Phonetic Pronunciation: (mike-a-FUN-gen)
Information last revised August 2010
What does MICAFUNGIN - INJECTION look like?
Mycamine 100 mg IV Solution
Mycamine 50 mg IV Solution
This medication is used to treat certain fungal infections in the esophagus. It is also used to prevent fungal infections if you are having a bone marrow or stem cell transplant, since people with weak immune systems have a higher risk of fungal infections. Micafungin belongs to a class of drugs known as echinocandins. It works by stopping the growth of fungus.
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