Active Ingredient(s):Fluorouracil, 5-FU FDA Approved: * July 31, 1970 Pharm Company: *ALLERGAN HERBERT Category:Cancer
Fluorouracil (5-FU), sold under the brand name Adrucil among others, is a cytotoxic chemotherapy medication used to treat cancer. By intravenous injection it is used for treatment of colorectal cancer, oesophageal cancer, stomach cancer, pancreatic cancer, breast cancer, and cervical cancer. As a cream it is used for actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, and skin warts.
Side effects of use by injection are common.&...
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