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Side effect(s) of Fluorouracil

Read the side effects of Fluorouracil as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Burning, crusting, skin inflammation, erosions, redness of the skin, pigmentation, irritation, pain, photosensitivity, itching, scar, rash, soreness and ulceration.

Central Nervous System - Emotional upset, sleeplessness and irritability.

Gastrointestinal - Taste perversion and mouth ulcer.

Blood - Eosinophilia, decrease in platelets and toxic granulation.

Skin - Hair loss, blistering, scaling, swelling, tenderness and hives.

Special Senses - Eye irritation, increased tears and nose irritation.

Miscellaneous - Herpes simplex.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Fluorouracil

Fluorouracil(Adrucil) generic is an antimetabolite, prescribed for certain types of cancer such as colon, rectal, breast, stomach and pancreatic cancer. It works by blocking the growth of certain cells.
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