Last update Feb. 21, 2014

Anidulafungin

Low Risk

Moderately safe. Probably compatible. Mild risk possible. Follow up recommended. Read the Comment.

On latest update relevant data on breastfeeding was not found.

Its high molecular weight and plasma protein binding make excretion into breast milk unlikely

Because its protein composition it would not be absorbed by the gut.

Alternatives

  • Fluconazole ( Safe. Compatible. Minimal risk for breastfeeding and infant.)

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Tradenames

Main tradenames from several countries containing Anidulafungin in its composition:

Pharmacokinetics

Variable Value Unit
Oral Bioavail. 0 %
Molecular weight 1.140 daltons
Protein Binding >98 %
VD 0.4 - 0.7 l/Kg
40 - 50 hours

References

  1. Anidulafungin Data Sheet 2013 Full text (in our servers)
  2. Anidulafungin Data Sheet 2007 Full text (in our servers)
  3. Anidulafungina Ficha técnica 2007 Full text (in our servers)

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