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Carac vs Efudex

Carac
VS.
Efudex
Other name: Efudex Efudex
Other name: Carac Carac
Satisfaction Score
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2.6
Slightly Satisfied
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Cancer
1.2
Concern level
3.5
Helpfulness
for Cancer
4.0
Concern level
3.3
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Method of use:
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Fluorouracil (5-FU or f5U) (sold under the brand names Adrucil, Carac, Efudix, Efudex and Fluoroplex) is a medication that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibition and works through irrevers...
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Fluorouracil (5-FU or f5U) (sold under the brand names Adrucil, Carac, Efudix, Efudex and Fluoroplex) is a medication that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibition and works through irrevers...
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Dry Skin
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Freckles
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Hair Loss
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Fluorouracil (5-FU or f5U) (sold under the brand names Adrucil, Carac, Efudix, Efudex and Fluoroplex) is a medication that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibition and works through irrevers...
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Fluorouracil (5-FU or f5U) (sold under the brand names Adrucil, Carac, Efudix, Efudex and Fluoroplex) is a medication that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibition and works through irrevers...
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Meg, I am on day 9 of efudex (similar to carac). My spo...
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" ...wrote: Hi Meg, I am on day 9 of efudex (similar to carac). My spots started to light up around day 5 or 6, but became more noticeable on day 8. It looks like I have chicken pox right now. Some spots... "

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other hand, I used Efudex before and found that because I ap...
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" ...the other hand, I used Efudex before and found that because ...more quickly. I think the Carac is supposed to be slightly ...on the skin. I am done with my Carac regimine and can't believe... "

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y that I am now on efudex(day 9) after 22 days straight of...
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" ...condition means you are really getting those pre cancerous spots taken care of. ...to say that I am now on efudex(day 9) after 22 days straight of Carac. That's 31 days and counting. I have only gotten... "

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f a sothing cream? I am getting a little itch but no pai...
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" ...setup for me. I am using Carac 5%. The tube itself seems ...creme by then anyway. The Carac seems alittle corse to apply. ...just cant shave anymore? Is the Efudex more of a sothing cream? I am getting a... "

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two products, EFUDEX is better. I can post again once...
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" ...day, 2x a day, treatment with EFUDEX. The Picato made my entire ...for 2 weeks after. The EFUDEX has shown me the number ...compare the two products, EFUDEX is better. I can post again... "

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twice before. My question is...I have a burning sensation...
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" ...found this forum. I have a diagnosis of squamous cell cancer on my hand below ...Now I am going through Carac treatment on my hands, lower ...and lower legs. I had Efudex 5 twice before. My question is...I... "

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was just prescribed Efudex 1x a week (on Friday nights) for...
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" I was just prescribed Efudex 1x a week (on Friday ...and Saturday morning). I used Carac cream last year for 1 month with absolutely NO side effects. My new derm said ...that way. She also said Carac was... "

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also had stomach upset (hers with Efudex). And I think the t...
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" ...not feel alone. I started using Carac on my face at ...knowledge of whether the Carac can make things worse if used ...trips to the bathroom. A neighbor of ours also had stomach upset (hers with Efudex).... "

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ob. I have also used efudex on my lips with good results. I...
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" ...did a great job. I have also used efudex on my lips with good results. I've had lots ...face,chest and arms. My derm told me to use Efudex/Carac whenever I see something suspicous. ...experience is that I... "

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days than that. My reaction to Carac started w/in 3 days...
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" ...A 0.04 Gel before starting Carac, as my Dr. suggested. ...more days than that. My reaction to Carac started w/in 3 days and I think that is due to using the Retin A first. I'm glad to ...sun which are... "

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