Chemical formula: C₅₈H₇₃N₇O₁₇  Molecular mass: 1,140.237 g/mol  PubChem compound: 166548

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
J02AX06 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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Product monographs

Competent medicine agencies globally have authorized commercialization of this active ingredient according to these medication package inserts (MPIs):

Title Information Source Document Type  
ECALTA Powder for concentrate for solution for infusion European Medicines Agency (EU) MPI, EU: SmPC
ERAXIS Solution for injection FDA, National Drug Code (US) MPI, US: SPL/PLR

Structural formula

Graphic representation of the active ingredient's molecular structure

External identifiers

CAS Substance: 166663-25-8
DrugBank Drug: DB00362
KEGG Drug: D03211
PubChem Compound: 166548
RxNorm Ingredient: 341018
SNOMED-CT Concept: 422157006
Anidulafungin (substance)
UNII Identifier: 9HLM53094I


Anidulafungin is an active ingredient of these brands:

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South Africa (ZA)

Spain (ES)

Tunisia (TN)

United Kingdom (UK)

Note the following: The list of brand names is continuously updated, and thus does not include the total of products circulating worldwide.

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