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New Medication - Micafungin 50mg Injection

posted Jul 3, 2018, 6:50 PM by Chong Ching Wern   [ updated Jul 3, 2018, 7:32 PM by Ho Ai Wui ]
3 July 2018 (Circular No. SP PPUM: 239/2018):
Name of Medication: Micafungin 50mg
Brand: Mycamine
Form: Injection
Manufacturer: Astellas Pharma
Formulary Category: Standard
Prescriber: Infectious Disease Specialists and Haematologists only.
Restrictions: For treatment of invasive candidiasis, prophylaxis of candida infection in patient undergoing allogenic haematopoietic stem cell transplantation.

Based on the outcome of the Drug and Therapeutics Subcommittee Meeting (Bil. 01/2017), Micafungin 50mg Injection will be replacing Caspofungin 50mg and 70mg Injection.

Micafungin 50mg Injection (Mycamine)