Micafungin is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungus.

Micafungin is used to treat infections caused by the Candida fungus. Micafungin is also used to prevent Candida fungal infections in stem cell transplant patients. Micafungin is for use in adults and children who are at least 4 months old.

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  • Mycamine
  • More common
    Black, tarry, stools
    cough
    decreased frequency or amount of urine
    fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
    fever or chills
    increased thirst
    loss of appetite
    lower back or side pain
    nausea or vomiting
    painful or difficult urination
    pale skin
    pinpoint red spots on the skin
    shortness of breath
    swelling of the face, fingers, or lower legs
    trouble breathing
    ulcers, sores, or white spots in the mouth
    unusual bleeding or bruising
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    weight gain
    Less common
    Bone pain
    changes in skin color, pain, tenderness, or swelling of the foot or leg
    chest pain
    convulsions
    drowsiness
    mood or mental changes
    muscle pain or cramps
    muscle spasms or twitching
    numbness or tingling in the hands, feet, or lips
    seizures
    swollen glands
    trembling
    Rare
    Abdominal or stomach cramps
    blurred vision
    dizziness
    headache
    nervousness
    pounding in the ears
    slow or fast heartbeat
    weakness or heaviness of the legs
    Incidence not known
    Agitation
    back, leg, or stomach pain
    blistering, peeling, or loosening of the skin
    bruising
    diarrhea
    fast, weak pulse
    general body swelling
    hives
    hostility or irritability
    itching
    joint pain
    lightheadedness
    light-colored stools
    nosebleeds
    persistent bleeding or oozing from puncture sites, mouth, or nose
    puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue
    red skin lesions, often with a purple center
    skin rash or redness
    vomiting of blood
    yellow eyes or skin
    Some of the side effects that can occur with micafungin may not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine during treatment these side effects may go away. Your health care professional may also be able to tell you about ways to reduce or prevent some of these side effects. If any of the following side effects continue, are bothersome or if you have any questions about them, check with your health care professional:

    More common
    Cold sweats
    cool, pale skin
    depression
    flushing
    increased hunger
    nightmares
    slurred speech
    welts
    Less common
    Bluish color
    feeling unusually cold or shivering
    Rare
    Belching
    change in taste
    confusion as to time, place, or person
    difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)
    hallucinations
    heartburn
    hiccups
    injection site pain
    sleepiness or unusual drowsiness
    stomach discomfort or upset
    unusual excitement, nervousness, or restlessness
  • (intravenous powder for injection)