The Brand Name FLORAC Has Generic Salt :: Fluorouracil 

FLORAC  Is From Company Cadila Ph. Priced :: Rs. 10.30/19.00

FLORAC have Fluorouracil is comes under Sub class Anti Neoplastic Agents of  Main Class Anti Neoplastic Agents

Main Medicine Class:: Anti Neoplastic Agents  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Neoplastic Agents 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Fluorouracil  INJ  Rs. 10.30/19.00  5/10;ML
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 5/10;ML
 FLORAC  Cadila Ph.  50MG/ML  5/10;ML Rs. 10.30/19.00

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Cadila Ph. :: FLORAC  Fluorouracil  Anti Neoplastic Agents Anti Neoplastic Agents

Indications for Drugs ::

Malignant neoplasm, Basal cell carcinoma, Oesophageal carcinoma

Drug Dose ::

Adult: IV Palliation of malignant neoplasms 12 mg/kg/day (max: 0.8-1g/day) for 3-4 days, if no toxicity occurs, may be followed after 1 day w/ 6 mg/kg on alternate days for another 3-4 doses. May repeat course 4-6 wk later or maintenance doses of 5-15 mg/kg (max: 1 g) may be given wkly. As an infusion: 15 mg/kg/day (max: 1 g/day), continue until toxicity occurs or a total of 12-15 g is given. May repeat course 4-6 wk later. Intra-arterial Palliation of malignant neoplasms 5-7.5 mg/kg/day as continuous infusion (regional perfusion). Child: Safety & efficacy not established.

Contraindication ::

Hypersensitivity. Depressed bone marrow function, poor nutritional status, potentially serious infections. Pregnancy and lactation.

Drug Precautions ::

Regular monitoring of blood counts. History of heart disease, hepatic or renal insufficiency, weak or malnourished patients, patients who with history of high-dose pelvic radiation or use of alkylating agents. Patients with widespread metastases to the bone marrow.

Drug Side Effects ::

Leucopenia, thrombocytopaenia, stomatitis, GI ulceration, bleeding and diarrhoea, haemorrhage from any site (stop treatment). Nausea, vomiting, rashes, hyperpigmentation, alopecia. Topical: Local inflammatory and photosensitivity reactions. Dermatitis and erythema multiforme (rare). Potentially Fatal: Central neurotoxicity, myocardial ischaemia.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category

4

Drug Mode of Action ::  

Fluorouracil interferes with DNA synthesis by blocking the conversion of deoxyuridylic acid to thymidylic acid. It also interferes with RNA synthesis. This results in an unbalanced growth of the cells. Fluorouracil exerts greater effect on rapidly growing cells as they take up the drug at a faster rate.

Drug Interactions ::

May increase warfarin effects. May reduce response to vaccines; possibility of generalized infection with live vaccines. Action may be modified by allopurinol. Leucovorin calcium may enhance the toxicity of fluorouracil.

 

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