Fluracil – Fluorouracil 250mg Injection

International Name :
Fluracil 250mg Injection
Active Ingredient :
Fluorouracil
Manufacturer :
Biochem
Form :
Injection
Packing :
AMP
Strength :
250mg

Description

Description:

Fedelty Health Care operates companies in Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Cambodia, Oman, Brazil, Lebanon, Chile, Peru, Cuba, and Fiji as Fluracil 250mg Injection third-party manufacturer, online pharmacy dropshipping, major pharma exporter, and pharmaceutical contract manufacturer. Hospital supply, government supply, named patient supply, cold chain supply, and drop shipment are some of the other services they offer.

Fluracil 250mg Injection is used in the treatment of cancers of stomach, colon, rectum, breast, and lungs. It may be used to treat other conditions, as determined by the doctor. It is sometimes used with certain other medicines as part of combination chemotherapy.

Fluracil 250mg Injection is given as injection under the supervision of doctor.  Your doctor will decide what dose is necessary and how often you need to take it. This will depend on what you are being treated for and may change from time to time. You should take it exactly as your doctor has advised. Taking it in the wrong way or taking too much can cause very serious side effects. It may take several weeks or months for you to see or feel the benefits but do not stop taking it unless your doctor tells you to.

The most common side effects of this medicine include increased risk of infection, mouth ulcer, vomiting, weakness, and nausea. This medicine may reduce the number of blood cells (decrease red blood and white blood cells) in your blood, thereby, increasing the susceptibility to infections. Regular blood tests are required to check your blood cells along with heart, liver, and blood uric acid levels.

Uses of Fluracil Injection:

  • Cancer

Benefits of Fluracil Injection:

Cancer

Fluracil 250mg Injection helps to treat certain kinds of cancer such as cancer of the breasts, lungs, colon, rectum etc. It may be used alone or in combination with other medicines to treat cancer in various parts of the body. Fluracil 250mg Injection kills or stops the growth of cancer cells and also prevents the multiplication of cancer cells. It is a potent and very toxic medicine and you should discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. You should avoid drinking alcohol while having this treatment and drink plenty of water to stay hydrated.

Side effects of Fluracil Injection:

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Fluracil: –
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Hair loss
  • Diarrhea
  • Bronchospasm
  • Infection
  • Myelosuppression
  • Agranulocytosis (deficiency of granulocytes in the blood)
  • General discomfort
  • Itching
  • Skin exfoliation
  • Anemia (low number of red blood cells)
  • Febrile neutropenia
  • Angina (heart related chest pain)
  • ECG changes
  • Decreased immunity

How to use Fluracil Injection:

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Fluracil Injection works:

Fluracil 250mg Injection is an anticancer medication. It works by interfering with the growth of genetic material (DNA and RNA) of the cancer cells. This slows the growth of cancer cells and eventually kills them.

Safety advice:

Alcohol

It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Fluracil 250mg Injection.

Pregnancy

Fluracil 250mg Injection is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks.

Breast feeding

Fluracil 250mg Injection is unsafe to use during breastfeeding. According to research it is known the drug may cause toxicities to the baby.

Driving

Taking this injection may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. It can cause side effects such as nausea and can also produce adverse events on your nervous system which cause visual changes. This may affect your ability to drive.

Kidney

Fluracil 250mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

Fluracil 250mg Injection should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of this Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor

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