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Your monthly Ancobon cost savings if eligible

If you are eligible for the Ancobon patient assistance program, the cost of your medication will be free. We only charge $49 per month for each medication, to cover our service fees. You could receive your Ancobon prescription for just $49 a month, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

Am I eligible for the Ancobon patient assistance program?

We will review your application to determine whether you are eligible for the Ancobon patient assistance program. Each program has its own eligibility criteria which is set by the pharmaceutical companies, however the factors considered by most programs are:

  • I am a permanent, legal resident of the United States or Puerto Rico
  • I am uninsured or my insurance doesn’t cover my medication
  • I meet certain income eligibility requirements

How do I apply for the Ancobon patient assistance program?

We make it as easy as possible to apply for the Ancobon patient assistance program. The first step is to complete our enrollment application. Tell us about any medications you are taking, including Ancobon. We will also ask for details about your healthcare provider, insurance, and your household income. This information is required by the pharmaceutical manufacturers who ship your medication.

If we determine that you may be eligible for Ancobon assistance, we will handle the application process for you. We will work directly with your healthcare provider to prepare your application documents. Once we have received the signed application and supporting documents, we will submit them to the patient assistance program on your behalf. Our service continues once you are enrolled in the Ancobon patient assistance program, and we will automatically request your Ancobon medication refills for up to 1 year.

Is NiceRx an Ancobon coupon provider?

We are a service provider that helps eligible individuals access the Ancobon patient assistance program. That means that we do not offer printable Ancobon manufacturer coupons, Ancobon discounts, or free Ancobon samples. We are not an Ancobon coupon provider or Ancobon discount card. Our service extends to assisting eligible individuals to access the medications they need through patient assistance programs.

Can NiceRx help me get Ancobon cheaper if I have insurance?

We may be able to help you to access Ancobon patient assistance in a variety of circumstances. This includes when your insurance company will not pay for your Ancobon medication or if you have a high copay or coinsurance responsibility. We may also be able to help you if you do not have insurance. Please apply online to find out more.

How much does Ancobon cost without insurance?

Ancobon cost without insurance will vary depending on where you buy it. As a guide, Ancobon oral capsule 250 mg usually costs $8,100 for 100 capsules. With NiceRx you will pay a flat monthly fee of $49, regardless of the retail price of your medication.

How much does Ancobon cost with insurance?

The copay for Ancobon with insurance depends on the terms of your healthcare plan. To find out how much this is, your healthcare provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate your copay with your current insurance.

What is Ancobon?

Ancobon (generic name flucytosine) is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. Ancobon is an antifungal medication that fights infections caused by fungi such as Candida and/or Cryptococcus. Ancobon is used to treat serious fungal infections of the blood, lungs, heart, central nervous system, and urinary tract. Ancobon is recommended in combination with amphotericin or liposomal amphotericin B for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis and candidiasis.

What doses of Ancobon are available?

Ancobon is available in capsule form, in the following doses: 250 mg.

Take Ancobon with a full glass (8 ounces) of water. If you take more than one capsule per dose, swallow one capsule at a time over a 15-minute period to help prevent nausea and vomiting. If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

Read the full drug information and always speak with your healthcare provider for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.

Ancobon active ingredients

Ancobon contains flucytosine as the active ingredient.

Ancobon side effects

The most common side effects of Ancobon in clinical trials include:

  • Gastrointestinal problems – nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, diarrhea
  • Headaches
  • Dry mouth
  • Numbness, tingling, or burning pain in your hands or feet

In rare instances, Ancobon can cause more serious side effects. These can include:

  • Reduced heart rate, feeling fainting, slow breathing
  • Chest pain
  • Seizures
  • Problems with hearing
  • Hematologic effects – anemia, agranulocytosis, aplastic anemia, eosinophilia, leukopenia, pancytopenia, thrombocytopenia, and fatal cases of bone marrow aplasia
  • Reduced potassium levels – leg cramps, constipation, irregular heartbeats, increased thirst or urination
  • Kidney problems – painful or difficult urination, swelling in your feet or ankles, shortness of breath
  • Hepatic impairment – nausea, upper abdominal pain, itching, tiredness, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, yellowing of the skin or eyes

Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Ancobon against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Ancobon to the FDA. Visit, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ancobon drug interactions

Ancobon can interact with other medications. These include:

  • Clozapine
  • Cytosine
  • Deferiprone

This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Ancobon.

Ancobon contraindications

You should not use Ancobon if you:

  • Are allergic to the active ingredient flucytosine
  • Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Ancobon

Talk to your doctor before using Ancobon if you:

  • Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Ancobon
  • Have kidney impairment
  • Have a blood cell disorder or bone marrow disease
  • Have a weak immune system
  • Have an electrolyte imbalance
  • Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant
  • Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known whether flucytosine passes into breast milk

Ancobon generic

Ancobon is the trademark brand name for flucytosine manufactured by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC. A generic version of flucytosine is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Ancobon savings through NiceRx.

The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.