Flucytosine is an antifungal medication. It is like an antibiotic but is used to treat fungal infections. Flucytosine is used to treat serious fungal infections of the blood, lungs, heart, central nervous system, and urinary tract. Flucytosine may also be used for purposes other than those listed in this medication guide.
Flucytosine is used in the treatment of extreme fungal infections in the body. While Flucytosine can be used on its own, it is often used alongside another drug known as amphotericin B. Flucytosine is classified under a group of drugs known as antifungals. Flucytosine is a prescription drug and is only used under the direction of a doctor or pharmacist.