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Efudex Cream

Efudex Cream

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$15.00

Efudex cream is a topical preparation which is used as a therapy in the treatment of growth of pre-cancerous and cancerous skin. Fluorouracil is the main active medicament of Efudex cream.Fluorouracil comes under the category of Antimetabolite and Antineoplastic agents. It blocks the growth of abnormal cells that leads to skin condition.

Quantity Strength Unit Price Price Cart
1 Tube Efudex 1% Cream (10gm) $16.80 $16.80
3 Tubes Efudex 1% Cream (10gm) $15.00 $45.00
1 Tube Efudex 5% Cream (10gm) $31.20 $31.20
3 Tubes Efudex 5% Cream (10gm) $30.40 $91.20

Description

Efudex cream is used for the treatment of various Actinic or Solar Keratoses. Fluorouracil is the chief constituent found in the Efudex cream. Solar keratoses are a situation in which growth of skin is caused due to the exposure to sunlight. This medicament belongs to Antineoplastic agent. Its mode of action is to block the growth of certain cells and finally cause the death of cancerous cell.

 

 Benefits of Efudex cream

  • Numerous actinic or solar keratosis
  • Superficial basal cell carcinomas

 

Doses of Efudex cream

  1. For the treatment of actinic or solar keratosis- you should apply enough amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it gets covered properly. Efudex cream is applied twice in a day. Efudex cream is continued upto reaction of inflammation reach at the stage of erosion.

2.   For management of superficial basal cell carcinomas- you should apply adequate (sufficient) amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it get covered  properly. This cream is applied 2 times in a day. The medication is continued before the lesions are entirely clean out.

 

How to use Efudex cream- Wash the affected area where cream is to be applied. Apply the Efudex cream consistently with a nonmetal applicator or proper glove. If you are using your fingers to use the Efudex cream then wash your hands properly before and after using the cream. Apply a thin layer of Efudex cream. Avoid the get in touch with of cream with eyes, mouth and nose.

 

 

Adverse effects of Efudex cream

Some common side effects while using Efudex cream-

  1. Burning and crusting of skin
  2. Dermatitis
  3. Erosion
  4. Hyper pigmentation
  5. Irritation and pain in skin
  6. Ulcerations

Serious side effects while applying Efudex cream-

  1. Abdomen pain (stomach pain)
  2. Feeling of vomiting
  3. Mouth sores
  4. Fever with chilling effects

Who should not apply Efudex cream?

Under some medical condition, Efudex cream is not applied because it is harmful;

  • It should not give to pregnant lady because it causes some complicated effects on unborn baby.
  • It should not apply by those patients who are hypersensitive to Fluorouracil or any other medicament of Efudex cream.
  • It is contraindicated in that patient who is deficient of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme.

Drug interactions of Efudex cream

Vitamins and herbal products interact with Efudex cream.

Storage environment of Efudex cream

The Efudex cream should dispense at below mentioned conditions;

  1. Efudex cream is stored at room temperature 25 to 300 C.
  2. Do not allow freezing of the Efudex cream.
  3. Keep the Efudex cream away from excess heat and light 
  4. Keep out of the reach of the children and the pets.

Use with some cautions

Some precautions should be taken while using Efudex cream;

  • Avoid the long contact with the sun as it may make your skin more responsive towards sunlight. Always use sunscreen lotion and wear sun protective clothes always while going outside.
  • Do not use Efudex cream in the pregnancy because it may cause destruction to an unborn child.
  • Follow safety measures during lactation period.
  • Avoid the get in touch with of Efudex cream with eyes, mouth and nose.

 

In case of skipped dose of Efudex cream

 If you missed the doses of Efudex cream then apply it as soon as you get memorize. Skip the missed dose if it gets the time for the next dose.

In case of overdose of Efudex cream

 In case of overdosing of Efudex cream immediately contact with your doctor and get some medical help.

Generic Fluorouracil (flore oh YER a sill) topical
Strength Efudex - Fluorouracil 1% Cream (10gm)
Description

Efudex cream is used for the treatment of various Actinic or Solar Keratoses. Fluorouracil is the chief constituent found in the Efudex cream. Solar keratoses are a situation in which growth of skin is caused due to the exposure to sunlight. This medicament belongs to Antineoplastic agent. Its mode of action is to block the growth of certain cells and finally cause the death of cancerous cell.

 

 Benefits of Efudex cream

  • Numerous actinic or solar keratosis
  • Superficial basal cell carcinomas

 

Doses of Efudex cream

  1. For the treatment of actinic or solar keratosis- you should apply enough amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it gets covered properly. Efudex cream is applied twice in a day. Efudex cream is continued upto reaction of inflammation reach at the stage of erosion.

2.   For management of superficial basal cell carcinomas- you should apply adequate (sufficient) amount of Efudex cream on the lesions so that it get covered  properly. This cream is applied 2 times in a day. The medication is continued before the lesions are entirely clean out.

 

How to use Efudex cream- Wash the affected area where cream is to be applied. Apply the Efudex cream consistently with a nonmetal applicator or proper glove. If you are using your fingers to use the Efudex cream then wash your hands properly before and after using the cream. Apply a thin layer of Efudex cream. Avoid the get in touch with of cream with eyes, mouth and nose.

 

 

Adverse effects of Efudex cream

Some common side effects while using Efudex cream-

  1. Burning and crusting of skin
  2. Dermatitis
  3. Erosion
  4. Hyper pigmentation
  5. Irritation and pain in skin
  6. Ulcerations

Serious side effects while applying Efudex cream-

  1. Abdomen pain (stomach pain)
  2. Feeling of vomiting
  3. Mouth sores
  4. Fever with chilling effects

Who should not apply Efudex cream?

Under some medical condition, Efudex cream is not applied because it is harmful;

  • It should not give to pregnant lady because it causes some complicated effects on unborn baby.
  • It should not apply by those patients who are hypersensitive to Fluorouracil or any other medicament of Efudex cream.
  • It is contraindicated in that patient who is deficient of dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme.

Drug interactions of Efudex cream

Vitamins and herbal products interact with Efudex cream.

Storage environment of Efudex cream

The Efudex cream should dispense at below mentioned conditions;

  1. Efudex cream is stored at room temperature 25 to 300 C.
  2. Do not allow freezing of the Efudex cream.
  3. Keep the Efudex cream away from excess heat and light 
  4. Keep out of the reach of the children and the pets.

Use with some cautions

Some precautions should be taken while using Efudex cream;

  • Avoid the long contact with the sun as it may make your skin more responsive towards sunlight. Always use sunscreen lotion and wear sun protective clothes always while going outside.
  • Do not use Efudex cream in the pregnancy because it may cause destruction to an unborn child.
  • Follow safety measures during lactation period.
  • Avoid the get in touch with of Efudex cream with eyes, mouth and nose.

 

In case of skipped dose of Efudex cream

 If you missed the doses of Efudex cream then apply it as soon as you get memorize. Skip the missed dose if it gets the time for the next dose.

In case of overdose of Efudex cream

 In case of overdosing of Efudex cream immediately contact with your doctor and get some medical help.

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