Active Ingredient(s): Fluorouracil, 5-FU
FDA Approved: * October 27, 2000
Pharm Company: * SANOFI AVENTIS US
Category: Cancer

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Carac Overview

Fluorouracil (5-FU), sold under the brand name Adrucil among others, is a cytotoxic chemotherapy medication used to treat cancer.[2] By intravenous injection it is used for treatment of colorectal cancer, oesophageal cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, and cervical cancer.[2] As a cream it is used for actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, and skin warts.[3][4] Side effects of use by injection are common.&...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Fluorouracil, 5-FU
  • Cream: 0.5%, 0.50%, 1%, 4%, 5%
  • Cream, Augmented: 4%
  • Injection: 50mg/ml
  • Solution: 1%, 2%, 5%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Carac: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0066-7150 Carac 5 mg/g Topical Cream by Dermik Laboratories
  • 0187-5200 Carac 5 mg/g Topical Cream by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

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