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Method of use: Ointment
Prescribing mode: Rx
Fluorouracil (5-FU or f5U) (sold under the brand names Adrucil, Carac, Efudix, Efudex and Fluoroplex) is a medication tha...Read on Wikipedia
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also had used efudex previously -- and was reluctant to do...
" i also had used efudex previously -- and was reluctant to do it again. my dermatologist also gave me an alternative - some sort of photo-light treatment @ his office... "
blade and before I put the Efudex on but I have a light...
" ...bad case but remember the alternative is likely to have been ...blade and before I put the Efudex on but I have a ...that sun exposure also makes Efudex more effective. I kept out... "
y dermatologist prescribed efudex treatment of entire l...
" ...the winter period. My dermatologist prescribed efudex treatment of entire legs but having studied reports on efudex I am not sanguine about ...delay treatment pending more input. Alternative treatment... "
o been using Efudix (efudex) on my scalp and foreheadThis...
" solarase instead of efudix? Over the last 2 ...i have also been using Efudix (efudex) on my scalp and forehead ...Can someone advise whether SOLARASE truly is a good alternative and has zero or only minimal ... "
to get rid of it. It got red & hot while it was working...
" ...forehead & the dermetologist gave him the EFUDEX cream to put on it. It took about a few weeks to get rid of it. It got red & hot while it was working. It eats into the ...I am one for using alternative... "
no scarring) and Efudex and Carac cream. The Carac cream...
" ...I had no scarring) and Efudex and Carac cream. The Carac ...and it's definitely a better alternative to surgery. Right now I ...on my back that I have been treating with Aldara and it works GREAT... "
t more fiddly to use than Efudex and should only be used on...
" ...Dermatology site at http://www.dermnet.org.nz/treatments/escharotics.html The alternative treatment you are referring to is Aldara, which is a bit more fiddly to use than Efudex and should only be... "
didn't seem that bad. Efudex does work but I wonder if a co...
" ...\"before\" picture didn't seem that bad. Efudex does work but I wonder if a ...and DMSO. Both could help the Efudex penetrate deeper and both have ...promising and hopefully much less painful alternative... "
about using Carac or Efudex on lips. I'd be interested...
" ...I haven't seen much on this site about using Carac or Efudex on lips. I'd be interested in hearing about people's ...mouth. But perhaps there are alternative treatments that are better for... "
tinic chelitis, and I should use Efudex for a week to 10 da...
" ...to hear from you. The doctor said it was actinic chelitis, and I should use Efudex for a week to 10 ...to say, it beats the alternative. I am still wondering about ...the same. Are you using Aquaphor or... "
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