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Medicine Overview of Fluo Cream

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Uses of Fluo Cream

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Side effects of Fluo Cream

Common

Pain, Skin scar, Contact dermatitis, Irritation, Skin peeling, Skin redness, Burning sensation.

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How to use Fluo 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.

In Depth Information on Fluo Cream

Expert advice for Fluo Cream

  • 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.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Fluo Cream
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
CAUTION
Fluo Cream is highly unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Human and animal studies have shown significant adverse effects on the foetus. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
SAFE
Fluo Cream is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.

It should be wiped off thoroughly prior to nursing if it is being applied to the breast or nipple area.
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Driving
SAFE
Fluo Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
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Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Fluo Cr
eam in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Fluo NA Cream

Frequently asked questions for Fluorouracil Topical

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.
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