What is Fluorouracil?

It is a drug which is pyrimidine analogue,used in treatment of cancer.it blongs to group antimetabolites.

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does the tetanus booster have any effect o a patients INR?
does the topical cream fluorouracil 0.5% have an effect on...

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Brief Answer:
No, both medicines do not cause INR changes.

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No, tetanus booster does not affect INR...

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I have got skin cancer on my face. the Dr prescribed Fluorouracil 5% cream I used it 2 time a a day for 2weeks The place is in my sideburn area but...

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Hello and welcome to HCM.
It seems you have got local irritation to the cream(FLuorouracil) you have used. It called Contact irritant dermatitis....

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My husband just started using fluorouracil cream 5 percent on his face to treat skin cancer. I want to know if oral sex should be avoided during...

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Thanks for query. You should definitely avoid oral sex .forget about cells the drug it self is antimetabolitecand may cause serious problem if it...

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