CYTOFLU 500 TABLET contains Flucytosine which belongs to the group of medicines called Antifungals. It is used to treat severe fungal infections caused by yeast and fungus. It can be used with combination with other medications such as amphotericin B to treat yeast and fungal infections that affect the entire body.
Prior to the treatment your doctor will perform blood tests to determine the hematologic, renal status and electrolyte levels (because of decrease in potassium levels) and frequent monitoring of liver, kidney and hematopoietic system is recommended during therapy.
CYTOFLU 500 TABLET is not recommended in patients with dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme deficiency. Contact your doctor before taking.
CYTOFLU 500 TABLET should be used with caution in patients with liver problems (such as hepatitis), kidney problems or on dialysis, blood dyscrasias or bone marrow depression, history of radiation therapy, hematologic disease, low immunity, herpes infection. Contact your doctor before taking.
CYTOFLU 500 TABLET is generally not recommended for use in pregnant women or planning to be pregnant, unless considered necessary, it has harmful effect to unborn child. Contact your doctor before taking. CYTOFLU 500 TABLET is generally not recommended for use in breastfeeding women. Contact your doctor before taking it.
Your doctor will choose the most appropriate dose according to the child’s age and body weight. Consult your doctor before giving CYTOFLU 500 TABLET to the child.
The most common side effects of taking CYTOFLU 500 TABLET are nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea and skin rashes. Contact your doctor if your symptoms got worse.