Pooled analysis of safety for micafungin
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Published: 13 March 2008
We characterised the safety of MICA by analysing pooled adverse event (AE) data from 17 clinical studies conducted worldwide. All patients (n = 3,028) received ≥ 1 dose of intravenous MICA; a median daily dose of 100 mg for adults and 1.5 mg/kg for children over a mean duration of 18 and 29 days, respectively.
This large database with more than 3,000 patients demonstrated a favourable clinical safety profile for micafungin.
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