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flucytosine - oral, Ancobon

GENERIC NAME: FLUCYTOSINE - ORAL (flew-SYE-toe-seen)

BRAND NAME(S): Ancobon

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WARNING: This medication should be used with increased caution if you have kidney problems. Flucytosine may cause decreased kidney function and liver problems. In addition, this medication may decrease bone marrow function. This serious, possibly life-threatening side effect may lead to a low number of blood cells such as red cells, white cells, and platelets. This effect can cause anemia, decrease your body's ability to fight an infection, and cause bleeding problems. Your doctor will check the results of your kidney, liver, and blood tests and adjust your treatment to reduce your risk for these side effects. See also Side Effects section.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014



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