Fluorouracil Injection falls under a class of drugs known as anti-metabolites. It is used to treat symptoms of colon and breast/stomach/ pancreas cancer and as a cream it treats abnormal skin growth. It functions by prohibiting the growth of cancerous cells.
On using this medication you may experience side effects such as burning sensations, dryness, skin rash, swelling, skin color change, heartburn, temporary hair loss, change in taste, difficulty sleeping/ breathing/ maintaining balance, diarrhea, mouth sores and chest pain. Seek medical attention if your reactions persist or worsen over time.
Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Fluorouracil Injection, you have any other allergies, you are taking sorivudine, you have any serious infection, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have liver/ kidney disorder, you are pregnant, or planning to become pregnant, or are nursing a baby.