Flonida 5% Cream

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Overview

Uses of Flonida Cream
Flonida 5% Cream is used in the treatment of actinic keratosis and skin cancer.
Flonida Cream side effects
Common
  • Skin peeling
  • Skin irritation
  • Skin redness
  • Burning sensation
  • Skin scar
How to use Flonida Cream
This medicine is for external use only. Use it in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Clean and dry the affected area and apply the cream. Wash your hands after applying, unless hands are the affected area.
How Flonida Cream works
Flonida 5% Cream is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the growth of genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.
Flonida Cream related warnings
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CAUTION
Flonida 5% Cream is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Flonida 5% Cream is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
The baby's skin should not come into direct contact with the treated area of skin. Water-miscible cream/gel is preferred as ointments may expose the baby to harmful effects of Flonida 5% Cream via licking.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

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  • Use gloves or non-metallic applicators for application to the affected areas.
  • Avoid direct contact of cream or solution with eyes, eyelids, nostrils, mouth, and on open cuts and wash your hands carefully before and after use.
  • Seek immediate medical attention in case of severe allergic reactions. 
  • Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight or other forms of ultraviolet irradiation during topical fluorouracil treatment.
  • It should not take if patient is allergic to fluorouracil or any of its ingredients.
  • Patients with dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) enzyme deficiency.
  • It should not given to pregnant or breastfeeding women.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Flonida

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melalite countinue use krne se skin cancer k chance h ki nhiskin cancer k chance hota h ki nhi melalite cuntinue use krne per plz answer me
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
Stop melalite it's not a good cream to be used for long termSkin cancer is a distant thought but it causes more distressful condition of face on continuous use
Dear sir/ Madam Im using skin shine cream daily does it have any side effects like skin cancer? Or else can i continue using to get fair skin. If i stop using that im getting black. . So please give me an advice.
Dr. Banashree Majumdar
Skin Specialist
Please stop using it immediately. strict sun protection, Sunban Ultra Aqua gel every 2 hrs from 8 am to 4 pm daily for four weeks
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FAQs

Q. Is fluorouracil a vesicant?
No, fluorouracil is not a vesicant (irritant)
Q. Is fluorouracil a steroid?
No, fluorouracil is not a steroid
Q. Is fluorouracil cream chemotherapy?
Fluorouracil is used as chemotherapy for the treatment of certain precancerous (actinic/solar keratosis) and cancerous (basal cell carcinoma) conditions of the skin
Q. Is fluorouracil cream for warts?
Yes, fluorouracil is used for the treatment of warts
Q. Is fluorouracil the same as efudex?
Efudex is a brand name (trade name) for fluorouracil
Q. Does fluorouracil affect normal skin?
Fluorouracil has minimal effect on the surrounding healthy skin
Q. Does fluorouracil cause scarring?
No, fluorouracil is not known to cause scarring.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 27th Sep 2018.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
A Menarini India Pvt Ltd, B-801, Safal Pegasus, Prahalad Nagar Road, Anand Nagar, Ahmedabad – 380015, Gujarat, India
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