Fluorouracil

Overview

Categories

  • 13 Dermatological drugs (topical)
    • 13.5 Drugs affecting cell differentiation and proliferation

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Fluorouracil's dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

350 to 525 mg440 (437.5)24 hourlyIntra Arterial
840 mg840 (840)24 hourlyIVFor 3-4 Days
5 %5 (5)12 hourlyTopical-

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

6 mg/kg6 (6)As recommended.Intra VenousMaintenance, on alternate days for 4 doses
12 to 800 mg/kg410 (406)24 hourlyIntra VenousInitially for 4-5 Days

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

Not recommended in this age group

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Fluorouracil

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Manufacturers of Fluorouracil in Pakistan

Al-Habib Atco Bio Pharma Highnoon Pharmedic S.Ejazuddin Shafaz

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