Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Generic : Fluorouracil
19.00 50mg/1ml 10 ml
â€¢ Most Common :
Burning, crusting, skin inflammation, erosions, redness of the skin, pigmentation, irritation, pain, photosensitivity, itching, scar, rash, soreness and ulceration.
â€¢ Central Nervous System : Emotional upset, sleeplessness and irritability.
â€¢ Gastrointestinal : Taste perversion and mouth ulcer.
â€¢ Blood : Eosinophilia, decrease in platelets and toxic granulation.
â€¢ Skin : Hair loss, blistering, scaling, swelling, tenderness and hives.
â€¢ Special Senses : Eye irritation, increased tears and nose irritation.
â€¢ Miscellaneous : Herpes simplex.
PO- The recommended dose is 1gm on alternate days, then 1 gm weekly.
IV- 12mg/kg/day for 4 days.
Topical: 0.5 -5%cream- Apply 1-2 times/day for 2-4 week.
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth. It also comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein.
Contraindicated in patients with severe infection, who are taking sorivudine and hypersensitivity.
â€¢ Caution should be exercised in patients with liver or kidney impairment, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breast-feeding.
â€¢ Avoid contact with people who have any infection.
â€¢ It may reduce platelet counts; avoid bruising or bleeding.
â€¢ Avoid vaccination while taking this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature (25Ã¯Â¿Â½C), and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
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