Fluorouracil Cream

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  • Brand Name: Efudix Cream
  • Innovator Brand Name: Adrucil
  • API: Fluorouracil Cream
  • Packaging: Tube
  • Strength: 20 Gram
  • Manufacturer Name: Valeant
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Fluorouracil cream Uses:

Fluorouracil cream is recommended for adult patients in order to treat the skin conditions on the face and front part of the scalp addressed as actinic keratosis or solar keratosis.


Fluorouracil topical cream should be applied once in a day to the skin where the actinic keratosis lesions appear, using enough in order to cover the affected area with a thin film. Apply the cream 10 minutes after thoroughly washing, rinsing, and drying the entire area.

This cream may be applied using the fingertips up to 4 weeks as tolerated.

Ordinarily, the topical over dosage will not cause acute problems. If fluorouracil cream by mistake ingested, induce emesis and gastric lavage. Symptomatic and supportive care should be administered as required.

Treatment Reactions:

The most commonly reported fluorouracil cream side effects include:

  • redness
  • dryness
  • burning
  • local pain
  • erosion
  • swelling

Warnings and Precautions:

  • The fluorouracil cream should not be applied near the eyes, nostrils or mouth.
  • Avoid covering the treated skin with a dressing.
  • Wash your hands as soon as you finish putting the efudix cream on your skin.
  • In case the contact is made with the eye, flush with copious amounts of water.
  • The fluorouracil topical cream should not be used in children.
  • There is a possibility of increased absorption through the ulcerated or inflamed skin.
  • This topical cream should be avoided to use for any kind of disorder other than that for which it is prescribed.
  • The cream is for external use only, avoid contact with the eyes, eyelids, nostrils, and mouth.
  • Cleanse the affected area and wait for ten minutes prior to applying the cream.
  • In patients with this cream, irritation may continue for 2 or more weeks after treatment is over.
  • The treated area may become unsightly during the therapy

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Storage: Keep this medication at room temperature (68-77° F/ 20-25° C). Throw away unused medicine. Cream should be kept out of the sight as well as reach of the children.

Availability in India: The Indian Pharma helps to connect buyers with suppliers who can ship EFUDIX Cream worldwide as per the buyer’s requirement. The Indian Pharma offers guarantee of quality as well as delivery for the EFUDIX Cream. Fluorouracil injection is also available at The Indian Pharma.

Buying Procedure: For buying FLUOROURACIL cream, you just need to contact us at our Toll-free number +91 1800 889 1064 or WhatsApp us on +918130290915 or Email–info@theindianpharma.com

Conclusion: The results for application of fluorouracil 5% cream are effective. Pain and secondary infections are the important reported side effects in patients.

Commonly Asked Questions

What are the uses of fluorouracil cream?  The fluorouracil cream uses include:
  • actinic keratosis
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • skin warts
What should I avoid while using efudix cream?  Sunlight or other ultraviolet light should be avoided as much as possible. Sunlight may be responsible in order to increase your side effects. What kind of cream Fluorouracil is?  Fluorouracil cream is in the antimetabolite and pyrimidine analog families of medications. What does the fluorouracil cream cost The efudix cream price is comparatively economical. You can grab this cream from any WHO-GDP & ISO certified pharmaceutical firm.