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Brand Name Ancobon
Generic Name Flucytosine


Manufacturer Manufactured for: Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 USA.Manufactured by: Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc.Steinbach, MB R5G 1Z7, Canada.Revised: Apr 2017
Distributer Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 USA.1-800-321-4576.Revised: Feb 2013
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Description

ANCOBON (flucytosine), an antifungal agent, is available as 250 mg and 500 mg capsules for oral administration.In addition to the active ingredient of flucytosine, each capsule contains corn starch, lactose and talc.The 250 mg capsule shell contains black iron oxide, D&C Yellow No.10, FD&C Blue No.1, FD&C Yellow No.6, gelatin and titanium dioxide.The 500 mg capsule shell contains black iron oxide, gelatin and titanium dioxide.
Chemically, flucytosine is 5-fluorocytosine, a fluorinated pyrimidine which is related to fluorouracil and floxuridine.It is a white to off-white crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 129.09.


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