Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Carac
  2. Efudex
  3. Fluoroplex


Fluorouracil belongs to the group of medicines known as antimetabolites. When applied to the skin, it is used to treat certain skin problems, including cancer or conditions that could become cancerous if not treated.

Fluorouracil interferes with the growth of abnormal cells, which are eventually destroyed.

Fluorouracil is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Cream
  • Solution