Information about Flucytosine

Flucytosine Uses

Flucytosine is used in the treatment of severe fungal infections. It is used with other antifungal medicines to treat systemic yeast and fungal infections (cryptococcal meningitis and severe systemic candidiasis).

How Flucytosine works

Flucytosine kills and slows the growth of fungus by interfering with protein and DNA synthesis.

Common side effects of Flucytosine

Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhea, Skin rash
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Available Medicine for Flucytosine

CytorxCipla Ltd
14751 variant(s)
CytofluJolly Healthcare
7000 to ₹135002 variant(s)


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