Skip to Content

Can fluorouracil 5% Topical Cream be used for toe nail fungus?

Responses (1)

Marvell 8 Mar 2012

No, fluorouracil cream won't really help with toe nail fungus. You need to apply some sort of antifungal product. If the infection is really bad then it might be a good idea to see your doctor and get something to take orally.

https://www.drugs.com/condition/onychomycosis-toenail.html

Fluorouracil interferes with the growth of skin cells. Fluorouracil works by causing the death of cells which are growing fastest, such as abnormal skin cells.

Fluorouracil topical is used to treat scaly overgrowths of skin (actinic or solar keratoses). Fluorouracil topical may also be used in the treatment of superficial basal cell carcinoma.

https://www.drugs.com/mtm/fluorouracil-topical.html

Drugs.com free discount card

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar Questions