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Efudex cream is a tropical preparation containing fluorinated 5-fluorouracil which belongs to the category of Anti metabolite and Anti neoplastic agent. This medication is meant for the treatment of growth of pre-cancerous and cancerous skin. It acts to obstruct the growth of abnormal cells that cause the skin condition.


 

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
1 Tube Efudex 1% Cream (10gm) $28.00 $28.00
3 Tubes Efudex 1% Cream (10gm) $25.00 $75.00
1 Tube Efudex 5% Cream (10gm) $52.00 $52.00
3 Tubes Efudex 5% Cream (10gm) $50.67 $152.00

Details

Fluorouracil is the main therapeutic agent of Efudex cream. It is indicated for the treatment of multiple actinic or solar keratoses. Solar keratoses are a condition in which growth of skin is caused due to the exposure to sunlight. This medicine is an antineoplastic agent. It mode of action is to block the growth of certain cells and finally cause the death of cancerous cell.

INDICATIONS OF EFUDEX CREAM:

Efudex cream is indicated for treatment of-

  1. Multiple actinic or solar keratosis

  2. Superficial basal cell carcinomas

DOSES OF EFUDEX CREAM:

  1. For actinic or solar keratosis- Apply sufficient amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it get cover properly. This cream is applied twice daily. The medication is continued upto response of inflammation reaches at the stage of erosion.

  2. For superficial basal cell carcinomas- apply sufficient amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it get cover properly. This cream is applied twice daily. The medication is continued before the lesions are completely wiped out.

INSTRUCTIONS TO USE EFUDEX CREAM:

Wash the area where cream is to be applied. Apply the Efudex cream evenly with a nonmetal applicator or suitable glove. If you are using your fingers to apply the cream then wash your hands properly before and after applying the cream. Apply a thin layer of Efudex cream. Avoid the contact of cream with eyes, mouth and nose.

SIDE EFFECTS OF EFUDEX CREAM:

The side effects those are associated with Efudex cream are-

  1. Common side effects- Burning and crusting of skin, dermatitis, erosion, erythema, irritation, pain, pruritus, ulcerations, soreness, scarring, hyperpigmentation, etc.

  2. Serious side effects- Stomach pain, vomiting, mouth sores, fever with chilling effects.

  3. Allergic signs- Rash, itching, swelling of tongue and throat, severe dizziness, difficulty in breathing.

INTERACTIONS OF EFUDEX CREAM:

None.

CONTRAINDICATIONS OF EFUDEX CREAM:

Contraindications associated with Efudex cream are-

  1. In pregnant ladies.

  2. If the patient is allergic or hypersensitive to fluorouracil.

  3. It is contraindicate in the patient who are deficient of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme.

STORAGE CONDITION OF EFUDEX CREAM:

Efudex cream is stored at room temperature. Do not allow freezing of the cream. Keep the drug away from excess heat and light and also out of the reach of the children and the pets.

MISSED DOSE OF EFUDEX CREAM:

If the dose of Efudex cream is missed then apply it as soon as you get remembered. Skip the dose if it gets the time for next dose. Do not double your doses.

OVERDOSE OF EFUDEX CREAM:

Overdosing is done only when swollen accidently. Immediately contact your doctor if overdosing is suspected.

PRECAUTIONS AND WARNINGS RELATED TO EFUDEX CREAM:

Some precautions and warnings that should be kept in mind before using Efudex cream are-

  1. The patients who are allergic to fluorouracil, flucytosine or Capecitabine should talk to their doctor.

  2. If the patient are deficient of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme should not take this medicine.

  3. If the skin is injured or have open sores, do not apply on them.

  4. Avoid the long exposure to sun as it may make your skin more sensitive to the sunlight. Try to use sunscreen and protective covering always while going outside.

  5. Do not use this medicine in the pregnancy as it may harm unborn child.

  6. Caution during lactation period.

  7. Avoid the contact of cream with eyes, mouth and nose. 

 

 

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Generic Fluorouracil (flore oh YER a sill) topical
Strength Efudex - Fluorouracil 1% Cream (10gm)
Dosage No
Side Effects No
Precaution No

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