The 3-week Efudex / Fluorouracil Nightmare Is Now Unnecessary!!

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psyched123 Says:

Harvard Medical recently discovered a new treatment regime for AK. This new four-day Harvard Medical protocol is going to save us all from the Efudex & Fluorouracil nightmare:

Adding calcipotriene to 5-FU dramatically reduced AKs

I used this 4-day treatment for AK in Dec '18 and it works!! Save yourself from the 3 week fluorouracil nightmare and do this 4-day treatment instead. I made this Youtube video of my experience with this protocol:


The treatment resolves actinic keratosis in only 4 days. No longer is the pain and discomfort of the commonly prescribed 3 week Flouracil necessary to clear your skin of these pre-cancerous lesions.

Mix 5% Fluoroucil and Calcipotriene 50/50 and apply twice per day for four days. Both of these creams can be purchased through prescription. Your doctor has to prescribe Fluorouracil (5-FU), but you can get Calcipotriene on Ebay. {aff link}

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jacqueline Says:

I am about to start efudex- toronto Canada - no one here has a clue bout the efudex with Donovex- really frustrating - I have my prescriptions should I just go ahead - my note from the dermatologist says see me in two months lol

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psyched123 Says:

Re: jacqueline (# 1)

Most docs these days rely on big pharma reps to keep them current about new research. I know this because I was married to a doc for years. Both these creams are old and generic and so, as of yet, big pharma hasn't found a way to make money off this combo. Without a profit incentive, they are not informing the docs about this breakthrough. As soon as Pharma can create a patented version of this combo, the docs will know all about it. In the mean time, save yourself from the weeks of pain, mix the creams and do this 4-day regime yourself.

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Jacqueline Says:
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Great. I have had no help from the dermatologist and found out searching. Maybe because longterm results aren’t out yet. Thanks

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Bob Says:

How about the disclaimer in the manufacturer's literature that says: "CONTRAINDICATIONS
Dovonex® Cream is contraindicated in those patients with a history of hypersensitivity to any of the components of the preparation. It should not be used by patients with demonstrated hypercalcemia or evidence of vitamin D toxicity. Dovonex® Cream should not be used on the face."?

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Piglet96 Says:

Re: Jacqueline (# 3)

Hey there, not sure if you started or completed your treatment. My dermatologist prescribed for me the Efudex and Dovonex combo for five days on my face. Truthfully, I didn’t do much research on it and just went with her recommendation. Of course, after doing the treatment, I started to look into the effects because it was a little alarming seeing how much redness and scabbing especially on my forehead. I am 6 days POST treatment and still have major scabs on my forehead and peeling around nasal region and mouth. Although, my doctor did say the effects would resemble a really bad sunburn, I didn’t expect the scabs. So, from what I can gather because I don’t have an appointment with my doctor for another 2 weeks, is that everyone reacts a little differently depending on amount and severity of your precancerous tissue. The COMBO treatment I recently found out is somewhat new and experimental. Kinda wish I looked into it sooner. But, no matter which treatment you go through, it ALL sucks. Good luck

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psyched123 Says:

Re: Piglet96 (# 5)

Sorry to hear that you had such a reaction. Imagine what 21 days of fluoroucil would be like!!! 21 days of application was the docs go-to treatment before the Harvard breakthrough. After the 21 days of hell, it, then, took several weeks to heal.

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Anne KL Says:
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I haven't heard of this... I'm in the U.S. I just finished 4 weeks of putting Efudex on the tip of my nose and a small spot on my chest. I'm now in the healing phase (Day 30 of overall treatment) and the worst things have been the headaches and generally feeling like crap.

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