Micafungin

Drug Profile

Micafungin

Alternative Names: FK 463; Funguard; Micafungin sodium; Micamin; Mycamine

Latest Information Update: 12 Nov 2016

Price : $50

At a glance

  • Originator Astellas Pharma
  • Class Antifungals; Echinocandins; Lipoproteins
  • Mechanism of Action Glucan synthase inhibitors
  • Orphan Drug Status

    Orphan designation is assigned by a regulatory body to encourage companies to develop drugs for rare diseases.

    No
  • On Fast track

    Fast track status is assigned by the US FDA so therapies with the potential to address unmet needs can move faster through development.

    No
  • New Molecular Entity Yes

Highest Development Phases

  • Marketed Aspergillosis; Candidaemia; Candidiasis

Most Recent Events

  • 07 Sep 2015 Launched for Aspergillosis in USA (IV) before September 2015
  • 01 Dec 2014 Astellas Pharma terminates a phase III trial in Candidiasis (In neonates, In children) in USA, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Colombia, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Philippines, Romania, Turkey and Ukraine (NCT00815516)
  • 01 Sep 2013 Astellas Pharma is enrolling patients in a phase IV trial (CFDA commitment) in Candidiasis in China (NCT01982071)
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