Active Ingredient(s): Flucytosine
FDA Approved: * November 26, 1971
Pharm Company: * VALEANT
Category: Antifungal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Ancobon Overview

Flucytosine, also known as 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC), is an antifungal medication.[1] It is specifically used, together with amphotericin B, for serious Candida infections and cryptococcosis.[1] It may be used by itself or with other antifungals for chromomycosis.[1] Flucytosine is used by mouth and by injection into a vein.[1][2] Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomit...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 250mg, 500mg
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NDC Database Records for Ancobon: (3 results)

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  • 0187-3554 Ancobon 250 mg Oral Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 0187-3555 Ancobon 500 mg Oral Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
  • 55154-6575 Ancobon 500 mg Oral Capsule by Cardinal Health

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