generic for Ancobon

Flucytosine Warnings

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.
  • Warning: Breastfeeding is not recommended while using this drug. Consult your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Important: Finish all this medication unless otherwise directed by prescriber.
  • Read the boxed warning information for this medication.

Lactation Warnings


Pregnancy Warnings

  • Insufficient human data available. Consider maternal treatment benefits versus potential fetal/neonatal adverse outcomes. Animal data suggest developmental toxicity.