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Flucytosine (Systemic)

Brand Names : Ancobon, Ancotil, 5-fluorocytosine, 5-FC

Flucytosine | Before Using | Proper Use | Precautions | Side Effects

Side Effects of This Medicine

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

    More common

      Skin rash, redness, or itching; sore throat and fever; unusual bleeding or bruising; unusual tiredness or weakness; yellow eyes or skin

    Less common

      Confusion; hallucinations (seeing, hearing, or feeling things that are not there); increased sensitivity of skin to sunlight

Other side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. However, check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:

    More common

      Abdominal pain; diarrhea; loss of appetite; nausea or vomiting

    Less common

      Dizziness or lightheadedness; drowsiness; headache

Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.

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Flucytosine: Precautions


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