What is the proper dose of flucytosine?

Your doctor will prescribe a dosage of flucytosine for you based on your weight. Typically, this dosage is 50 to 150 milligrams (mg.) /per kilograms/per day. Ancobon, the brand name of this medicine, is taken in divided doses at six hour intervals.  This medicine is available as 250 mg. or 500 mg. capsules.

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