Carac

What is Carac?

Fluorouracil () or 5-FU (trademarked as Adrucil (IV), Carac (topical), Efudex and Efudix (topical)) is a drug that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibitor and works through irreversible inhibition of thymidylate synthase. It belongs to the family of drugs called the antimetabolites.

It is on the World Health Organization's List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system.

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I think I have seen fluorouracil in derm compound with retinol, hydroquinolol, koric,vitC, for tx fine lines sun brown spots,possibly actinics?....

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Carac is Fluoruracil

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Hi- Not sure if this is a scam or not? However I have lynch syndrome and I have just had a skin graft for a squamish cell that was removed and on...

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If you really have Lynch Syndrome, then the chances of having growth of lesion in different organ is likely, because it...

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I was advised to begin the use of carac on my face to shed layers of many skin cancer cells. I wanted to make sure it will not interfere with...

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You should not be concerd, you can continue to have your medication regularly.The external application of carac dosent interfere to your...

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I was advised to begin the use of carac on my face to shed layers of many skin cancer cells. I wanted to make sure it will not interfere with...

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I think I have seen fluorouracil in derm compound with retinol , hydroquinolol, koric,vitC, for tx fine lines sun brown spots,possibly actinics?....

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what will my arm look like after 4 weeks of putting this cream on. is it anything like carac (not sure if this is spelled right. XXXXXXX YYYY@YYYY

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