Fluoroplex

Active Ingredient(s): Fluorouracil, 5-FU
FDA Approved: * July 31, 1970
Pharm Company: * ALLERGAN HERBERT
Category: Cancer

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



Fluoroplex 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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Fluoroplex 1%

cream 30 gm ## I've been prescribed fluoroplex for precancerous cells on my face. How bad are the temporary effects? How long do they ususally last? They recommended I use it all over my face, but the red areas are only on my cheek and hairline. Why should I use it all over? ## AK usually turns up as small benign rough areas. However within the skin there are many more precancerous cells. When you use the cream medications, the cells that cannot be seen are killed and brought to the surface. The first time I was treated for 2 rough areas, I ended up having about 50 lesions all over my face. You dr is recommending the right treatment, but it is difficult to go through, as you may end up with a large number of lesions and not be able to work or go outside. I just went through it, I am...

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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 Fluoroplex: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 16110-812 Fluoroplex 10 mg/g Topical Cream by Aqua Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Other drugs which contain Fluorouracil, 5-FU or a similar ingredient: (5 results)

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Fluoroplex 1%
cream 30 gm ## I've been prescribed fluoroplex for precancerous cells on my face. How bad are the temporary effects?... 3 replies
would like to hear patients advise fluoroplex treatment
in my l5th day taking fluoroplex want to hear other patients results at l5th day and how long did it take them to finish...