What do I do if I take too much Flucytosine?

Anyone who has taken too much Flucytosine should get medical treatment immediately. Overdoses are dangerous for people with kidney problems. These people should be carefully monitored when taking this medicine. The symptoms of a Flucytosine overdose may include:

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Changes to the central nervous system
  • Leukopenia (a reduced number of white blood cells)
  • Thrombocytopenia (a low level of platelets, which clot blood).
  • Hepatitis
  • Abdominal pain

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