Anidulafungin Pharmacology


About Anidulafungin
Semi-synthetic lipopeptide ,Echinocandin(1,3-?-D-glucan synthesis inhibitor), anti fungal.

Mechanism of Action of Anidulafungin
Anidulafungin is an antifungal drug which inhibits the enzyme glucan synthase in the fungus which is used for the synthesis of 1, 3 beta D-glucan. Glucan is the essential component of fungal cell walls.
Pharmacokinets of Anidulafungin
Absorption: It is completely absorbed after parenteral administration. Distribution: It is widely distributed in the body in protein bound form. Excretion: It is excreted mainly in faeces.
Onset of Action for Anidulafungin
Duration of Action for Anidulafungin
Half Life of Anidulafungin
40 -50 hours
Side Effects of Anidulafungin
Contra-indications of Anidulafungin
Hypersensitivity to Anidulafungin
Special Precautions while taking Anidulafungin
Hepatic impairment
Pregnancy Related Information
Old Age Related Information
Use with caution
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Indications for Anidulafungin
2.Intra abdominal abscess
4.Eosophageal candidiasis
Interactions for Anidulafungin
Typical Dosage for Anidulafungin
Loading dose: 200mg/day as single dose, followed by 100mg depending on the severity of infection
Eosophageal candidiasis: 100mg/day as single dose, followed by 50mg depending on the severity of infection
Schedule of Anidulafungin
Storage Requirements for Anidulafungin
Stored at 15 - 30 degree C. Keep out of the reach of children.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Anidulafungin
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Anidulafungin
Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment.

Home Delivery for Anidulafungin in Your City

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However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for anidulafungin and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for anidulafungin may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.

Please be aware that you should take anidulafungin only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for anidulafungin before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for anidulafungin with the pharmacy.

Anidulafungin is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for anidulafungin might be better known than anidulafungin itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have anidulafungin in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for anidulafungin.