Topical fluorouracil is used on the skin to treat skin cancer and skin conditions that could become cancerous. Fluorouracil interferes with the growth of abnormal cells which are eventually destroyed.
This medication is also used for other skin conditions as determined by your doctor.
Certain side effects of this medication are not unusual and may even disappear during treatment. If any of the following effects persist or are severe, consult your doctor.
If you experience any of the following symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.
Do check with your healthcare professional if you are taking any other medications or applying any other medications on the skin being treated.
If you miss a dose of this medication, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next application, skip the missed application and carry on as before. Do not apply a double dose.
Pack the medication into a bag and bring it back to the pharmacy where you received the medication from.
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