What is Flonida 1% Cream (Fluorouracil) for:
It is used to treat cancer.
How does fluorouracil work:
Flonida 1% Cream harms cancer cells, causing their death.
How should fluorouracil be used:
It is given as a shot into a vein.
Common side effects of fluorouracil:
Chance of getting an infection. Wash hands often. Stay away from people with infections, colds, or flu. I am feeling tired or weak—upset stomach or throwing up. Many small meals, good mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help. Loose stools (diarrhea). Mouth irritation or sores. Using a soft toothbrush or cotton swabs and rinsing the mouth may help. Do not use mouth rinses that have alcohol in the—hair loss. Hair most often grows back when this drug is stopped. For women, no period. May not be able to get pregnant.
What do I do if I miss a dose?
What precautions should I take when taking fluorouracil:
Suppose you have an allergy to fluorouracil or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This tablet includes telling about a rash, hives; itching; shortness of breath, wheezing; cough, swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs if you have any of these health problems: Bone marrow disease, dehydrogenase deficiency, low blood cell count, surgery in the past month, or a very bad infection. Suppose you are pregnant or may be pregnant.
When do I need to seek medical help?
These include wheezing, chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color, seizures, or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. These include a fever of 100.5°F (38°C) or higher, chills, very bad sore throat, ear or sinus pain, cough, more sputum or change in color of sputum, pain with passing urine, mouth sores, wound that will not heal, or anal itching or pain. Trouble breathing. Chest pain or pressure. Cough that does not go away. Very bad belly pain. upset stomach or throwing up. loose stools (diarrhea). bad swelling or pain of hands or feet. Any bruising or bleeding. Dark urine or yellow skin or eyes. Feeling very tired or weak. Not able to eat. Very bad eye irritation. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better, or you are feeling worse.
Can I take fluorouracil with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store fluorouracil:
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not uses past the expiry date.
Category D: There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
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10 gm in 1 tube
6 To 15 days