Antimicrobials

Micafungin

C. diff Risk

Low

Oral Bioavailability

NA

Approximate Cost

$100/day

Dosing

100mg IV daily

General information

Therapy of suspected and confirmed invasive fungal infections.

  • ¬†Increased liver enzymes

  • ¬†GI upset

Increases levels of sirolimus and nifedipine (mild).

Antimicrobial class: Echinocandin

Pregnancy category: C

Average serum half life: 15.0

Biliary penetration: Therapeutic

CSF penetration: Poor

Lung penetration: Therapeutic

Urine penetration: Poor