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Flucytosine
Essential medicine status
General description
Flucytosine is an antifungal agent used for the treatment of cryptococcal disease.
INN
Flucytosine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1977 (TRS 615) for Cryptococcosis
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Antifungal medicines
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 2.5 g per 250 mL infusion
  • Oral > Solid: 250 mg capsule
Indications