Anidulafungin

Active ingredient description

Anidulafungin is a semi-synthetic echinocandin, a lipopeptide synthesised from a fermentation product of Aspergillus nidulans. Anidulafungin selectively inhibits 1,3-β-D glucan synthase, an enzyme present in fungal, but not mammalian cells.

Medicine classification

This medicinal substance has been classified in the anatomical therapeutic chemical (ATC) classification according to its main therapeutic use as follows:

ATC code
Group title
Classification
Anidulafungin
J Antiinfectives for systemic use → J02 Antimycotics for systemic use → J02A Antimycotics for systemic use → J02AX Other antimycotics for systemic use
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Medicines

Anidulafungin is the active ingredient of these drugs:

Drug
Countries

Austria Brazil Cyprus France Ireland

Canada Hong Kong Singapore United States

Product monographs

Medicine agencies around the world have authorized marketing of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title
Type
Country
Structured product labeling (SPL/PLR)
US
Summary of product characteristics (SPC)

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

Unique ingredient identifier (UNII)

9HLM53094I - ANIDULAFUNGIN

CAS registry number

166663-25-8 - anidulafungin

SNOMED-CT

422157006 - Anidulafungin (substance)