Micanfa 50mg Injection Description:
Micanfa 50mg Injection kills fungus by preventing them from making their protective covering.
Micanfa 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of serious fungal infections.
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Decreased potassium level in blood, Abdominal pain, Decreased white blood cell count, Decreased calcium level in blood, Fever, Increased liver enzymes, Increased haemoglobin in the blood, Anemia (low number of red blood cells), Decreased magnesium level in blood, Diarrhoea, Rigors, Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils), Inflammation of a vein.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
What is Micanfa sodium/ what is Micanfa IV/ what is Micanfa used to treat/ used for?
Micanfa is an anti-fungal medication given intravenously (into a vein). It is used for treatment of invasive candidiasis (infection caused by fungi or yeast called candida that have penetrated within the body) and oesophageal candidiasis (fungal infection of the food pipe caused by candida) It is also used to prevent fungal infections in patients who would be receiving stem cell transplantation as a treatment for decreased white blood cells (neutropenia)
Does Micanfa cover aspergillus/ does Micanfa cover candida glabrata?
Yes, Micanfa is used to treat infections caused by aspergillus & candida glabrata
How does Micanfa work?
Micanfa is an anti-fungal medication given intravenously (into a vein). It works by interfering with the formation of the fungal cell membrane and thus inhibits fungal growth thereby killing sensitive fungi.