Florac 500 mg Injection

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Florac 500 mg Injection Information

Florac 500 mg Injection, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Injection. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of Colorectal Cancer. Other than this, Florac 500 mg Injection has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Florac 500 mg Injection is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Florac 500 mg Injection have been listed ahead. These side effects of Florac 500 mg Injection are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

In addition, Florac 500 mg Injection's effect is Severe during pregnancy and Severe for lactating mothers. In addition, Florac 500 mg Injection's effects on the liver, heart and kidney are discussed below in the Florac 500 mg Injection related warnings section.

Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Mouth Ulcer must refrain from the use of Florac 500 mg Injection since this can cause severe adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Florac 500 mg Injection are listed in the contraindications section below.

Besides this, Florac 500 mg Injection may also have severe interaction with some medicines. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

In addition to the above precautions for Florac 500 mg Injection, it is important to know that it is not safe while driving, and is not habit-forming.



Florac 500 mg Injection Benefits & Uses

Florac 500 mg Injection is used to treat the following -

Other Benefits

Florac 500 mg Injection Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

Find the right dosage based on disease and age

Age Group Dosage
Adult
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Geriatric
  • Disease: Colorectal Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 600 mg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
Adult(Female)
  • Disease: Breast Cancer
  • Before or After Meal: As advised by a physician
  • Single Maximum Dose: 12 mg/kg
  • Dosage Route: Parenteral
  • Frequency: doctor administered
  • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
  • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor

Florac 500 mg Injection Related Warnings

  • Is the use of Florac 500 mg Injection safe for pregnant women?


    Pregnant women may get severe side effects after taking Florac. If you are pregnant, do not take Florac without a doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • Is the use of Florac 500 mg Injection safe during breastfeeding?


    Florac may cause serious side effects in breastfeeding women, so do not take this drug without doctor's advice.

    Severe
  • What is the effect of Florac 500 mg Injection on the Kidneys?


    Florac does not damage the kidneys.

    Safe
  • What is the effect of Florac 500 mg Injection on the Liver?


    Florac can have moderate side effects on the liver. If you notice any harmful effects then stop taking this drug right away. Consult your doctor before using this medicine again.

    Moderate
  • What is the effect of Florac 500 mg Injection on the Heart?


    Florac is completely safe for the heart.

    Safe


Florac 500 mg Injection Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Florac 500 mg Injection unless your doctor advises you to do so -



Frequently asked Questions about Florac 500 mg Injection

  • Is this Florac 500 mg Injection habit forming or addictive?


    No, there is no any evidence that Florac 500 mg Injection is addictive.

    No
  • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


    After taking Florac 500 mg Injection, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Florac 500 mg Injection can make you drowsy.

    Dangerous
  • Is it safe?


    Yes, but take Florac 500 mg Injection only as per medical advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
  • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


    No, Florac 500 mg Injection is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

Florac 500 mg Injection Interactions with Food and Alcohol

  • Interaction between Food and Florac 500 mg Injection


    Taking Florac 500 mg Injection with food is safe.

    Safe
  • Interaction between Alcohol and Florac 500 mg Injection


    Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Florac 500 mg Injection.

    Unknown


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This medicine data has been created by -

Vikas Chauhan

B.Pharma, Pharmacy
5 Years of Experience



References

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Fluorouracil

KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 864

April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 585-588



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