Medicine Overview of Fluo Cream
Pain, Skin scar, Contact dermatitis, Irritation, Skin peeling, Skin redness, Burning sensation.
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
- 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.
Fluo Cream related warnings
No interaction found
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.
Fluo 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 Fluo Cream via licking.
Fluo Cream does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Fluo Cream in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Fluo Cream in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Frequently asked questions about Fluo Cream
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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