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Buy Efudex Cream Online - Generic Flurouracil Cream

Buy Efudex Cream Online - Generic Flurouracil Cream

This medication is one of the very few but the most popular treatment for pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths. Fluorouracil, the chief therapeutic component of Efudex cream belongs to the class of anti-metabolites. The drug functions by blocking the growth of abnormal cells that cause this skin condition. This medication is also very popularly used for the prevention and treatment of basal cell cancer of the skin and actinic keratoses. Actinic or solar keratoses is a crusty and scaly growth caused by damage done by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation. Efudex effectively treats this condition by blocking the growth of the cells responsible for this situation. 

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How does Efudex cream work inside the body?

Fluorouracil manifests its effect by inhibiting the enzyme Thymidylate Synthase, which is important for the formation and replication of DNA. By inhibiting this enzyme, Fluorouracil creates a scarcity in dTMP, so that the rapidly dividing cancerous cells suffer cell death which is also known as Thymineless death. Fluorouracil can also bind to RNA in place of Uridine triphosphate (UTP), producing a fraud RNA that interferes with protein synthesis thus leading to cancerous cell deaths.

The dosing regimen of Efudex cream:

Do not apply this drug with bare hands, rather wear a rubber glove while applying Efudex Cream. Wash the area gently and pat dry. Wait for 10 minutes so that the skin dries completely before using this cream.  

For the treatment of Solar Keratosis: You should apply this cream two times a day in an amount that is sufficient to cover the concerned parts. Continue with the medication until the inflammatory response of the skin reaches the erosion stage, once it does, you may leave the therapy. Usually, the therapy continues for 2 to 4 weeks.  

For the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma: For this purpose, use only the 5% strength of this product. You have to apply this cream twice daily in an amount that is sufficient to cover the lesions. The therapy may continue for as long as 10 to 12 weeks before the lesions are completely wiped off.

What are the side effects related to the use of Efudex cream?

The most common side effects that may bother few patients are burning, crusting, redness, pain, soreness, inflammation, or irritation of the skin, diarrhea, change in skin color, chills, fever.

What are the Contradictory conditions of Efudex cream?

Certain medical cases in which this product should not be used are

  • If you are hypersensitive to any ingredient in Efudex Cream, especially Fluorouracil
  • A metabolic disorder called Dihydropyrimidine Dehydrogenase Deficiency (DPD)
  • If the area that is to be treated is damaged or inflamed, or if it has open sores

Precautionary measures to be taken in consideration:

  • Complete healing of the lesions may not occur for a couple of months after you stop using this Cream.
  • The areas treated may appear to be unattractive during the therapy and for few weeks after treatment has stopped.
  • This medicine may cause harm to the fetus, do not use this product if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant.
  •  Do not use this product if you are a breastfeeding mother, consult with your doctor in case of need arises.  
  • Efudex Cream may cause sunburn easily. It is advised that you avoid going out in the sun, sunlamps, or tanning booths until you know how you react to this product. If you still have to go out, use a sunscreen or protect the area with clothing.
  • Since the safety and effectiveness of this product have not yet been studied in children, you should not use this product on children.

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