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Fluracil

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Fluracil

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Fluorouracil साल्ट से बनी दवाएं:

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  1. Fluracil Benefits & Uses
  2. Fluracil Dosage & How to Take
  3. Fluracil Side Effects
  4. Fluracil Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Fluracil with Other Drugs
  6. Fluracil Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Fluracil
  8. Fluracil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Fluracil Benefits & Uses

Fluracil is used to treat the following -

  1. Head and neck cancer
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Keratosis, Seborrheic
  4. Pancreatic Cancer
  5. पेट का कैंसर
  6. Colorectal Cancer Primary
  7. बेसल सेल कार्सिनोमा
  8. Anal Cancer

Fluracil 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.

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Ingredients of Fluracil

Fluorouracil

Fluracil Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Fluracil is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Weakness
  3. Loss of appetite
  4. Increased risk of infection
  5. Decreased white blood cell count (neutrophils)
  6. Hair Loss
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Esophagitis
  9. Stomatitis (Inflammation of the mouth)
  10. Inflammation Of Rectum
  11. Pain in Extremity
  12. Skin scar
  13. Contact Dermatitis
  14. Irritability
  15. Skin redness
  16. Sensation of Burning
  17. Dry Skin
  18. Pharyngitis
  19. Skin irritation
  20. Erythema
  21. Edema Moderate
  22. Itching or burning
  23. Infection
  24. Sinus infection

Fluracil Related Warnings

Is the use of Fluracil safe for pregnant women?

Fluracil can cause severe side effects if taken during pregnancy, so, pregnant women should talk to their doctor before taking it.

Severe

Is the use of Fluracil safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding, may experience serious side effects after taking Fluracil. So it is adviced to consult the doctor before using it.

Severe

What is the effect of Fluracil on the Kidneys?

Fluracil is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Fluracil on the Liver?

Fluracil may cause harmful effects on liver. if you feel it's having any such effect, then stop taking this drug, and restart only on your doctor's advice.

Moderate

What is the effect of Fluracil on the Heart?

Fluracil is completely safe for the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Fluracil with Other Drugs

Fluracil should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Fluracil Contraindications

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

  1. Bleeding
  2. Blood Cancer
  3. Liver Disease
  4. Skin Disorders and Diseases
  5. Mouth Ulcer
  6. Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Frequently asked Questions about Fluracil

Is this Fluracil habit forming or addictive?

Fluracil does not cause addiction.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

No, you should do not do anything that requires concentration and attention as the Fluracil can make you feel drowsy.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Fluracil should be used only after doctor's advice.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Fluracil for mental disorders.

No

Fluracil Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Fluracil

Taking Fluracil with food does not cause any problems.

Safe

Interaction between Alcohol and Fluracil

No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Fluracil with alcohol will be.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience

References

  1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Fluorouracil
  2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 864
  3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 585-588
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