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    Antifungal. Micafungin (as Sodium) 50 mg, 100 mg.
    GLASS VIAL( pwdr. for sol. for infus.): 1x10ml. Use in adult, adolesc. (≥ 16 yrs.), elderly, Bdy. wt. > 40 kg, Bdy. wt. ≤ 40 kg. Tmt. of invasive candidiasis:  100 mg/d*, Bdy. wt ≤ 40 kg:  2 mg/kg/d*. Tmt. of oesophageal candidiasis: 150 mg/d, Bdy. wt ≤ 40 kg : 3 mg/kg/d. Prophylax. of Candida infect.:  50 mg/d., Bdy. wt ≤ 40 kg: 1 mg/kg/day.  *If the pt’s. response is inadeq. , e.g. persist. of cultures/clin. cond.  does not improve, the dose may be incr.to 200 mg/d. in pts. wt.> 40 kg or 4 mg/kg/d in pts. ≤ 40 kg.
    Adult., adolesc. ≥ 16 yrs. of age & elderly: Tmt.  of invasive candidiasis. Tmt.  of oesophageal  candidiasis in pts. for whom IV ther. is appropriate. Prophylaxis of Candida infec. in pts.  undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant.. Child.  (includ.  neonates, adolesc. < 16 yrs. of age: Tmt. of invas. candidiasis. Prophylax.  of Candida infec.  in pts.  undergoing allogeneic haematopoietic stem cell transplant. The decision to use Micafungin should take into account a potential risk for the develop. of  liver. Micafungin should therefore only be used if other antifungals are not appropriate.
    C/I: Hypersens.