Treating certain fungal infections. It is also used to prevent fungal infections in patients undergoing stem cell transplantation.
Mycamine is an antifungal agent. It works by interfering with the formation of the cell wall of the fungus, which results in the death of the fungus.
Contact your doctor or health care provider right away if any of these apply to you.
Some medical conditions may interact with Mycamine . Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you have any medical conditions, especially if any of the following apply to you:
Some MEDICINES MAY INTERACT with Mycamine . Tell your health care provider if you are taking any other medicines, especially any of the following:
This may not be a complete list of all interactions that may occur. Ask your health care provider if Mycamine may interact with other medicines that you take. Check with your health care provider before you start, stop, or change the dose of any medicine.
Use Mycamine as directed by your doctor. Check the label on the medicine for exact dosing instructions.
Ask your health care provider any questions you may have about how to use Mycamine .
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome:
Back pain; constipation; cough; diarrhea; fatigue; headache; indigestion; loss of appetite; mild nosebleed; nausea; sore mouth; stomach pain; trouble sleeping; vomiting.Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); anxiety; blood in the urine; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain; confusion; dark urine; fainting; fast, slow, or irregular heartbeat; fever, chills, or sore throat; muscle pain or cramps; redness, tenderness, pain, or swelling near the injection site; seizures; severe or persistent dizziness or headache; shortness of breath; swelling of the hands, ankles, or feet; symptoms of high blood sugar (eg, flushing, increased thirst or urination, rapid breathing, unusual drowsiness); unusual bruising or bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellowing of the skin or eyes.
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088. You may also report side effects at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch.
Contact 1-800-222-1222 (the American Association of Poison Control Centers), your local poison control center (http://www.aapcc.org), or emergency room immediately.Proper storage of Mycamine :
Mycamine is usually handled and stored by a health care provider. If you are using Mycamine at home, store Mycamine as directed by your pharmacist or health care provider. Keep Mycamine out of the reach of children and away from pets.
This information is a summary only. It does not contain all information about Mycamine . If you have questions about the medicine you are taking or would like more information, check with your doctor, pharmacist, or other health care provider.