Active Ingredient(s):Flucytosine FDA Approved: * November 26, 1971 Pharm Company: *VALEANT Category:Antifungal
Flucytosine, also known as 5-fluorocytosine (5-FC), is an antifungal medication. It is specifically used, together with amphotericin B, for serious Candida infections and cryptococcosis. It may be used by itself or with other antifungals for chromomycosis. Flucytosine is used by mouth and by injection into a vein.
Common side effects include bone marrow suppression, loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomit...
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