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I have just finished 3 weeks of Efudex, and today is day one of no more cream but my face is...

Posted 30 Dec 2017 1 answer

... more red, sorer, so dry and feels hot. What can I use to soothe and help the healing?

Efudex - How long do you apply Efudix 5% cream?

Posted 3 Sep 2016 1 answer

I have used Efudix before for actinic keratosis but can't remember at what stage you stop using it. I don't want to carry on for more time than needed. The lesion is returning in the same place(nose) as before ( two years ago.)

How long do you use the Efudix cream? I am at day 19 and my nose is very red?

Posted 29 May 2010 1 answer

I can't see any crusting or blistering. It seems that most users only apply the cream for 1 - 2 weeks. The information that comes with the cream is not very clear and I don't know if I should continue with the treatment. Thanks Kaz

What is the average recovery time after you stop using Efudex?

Posted 18 Nov 2016 1 answer

My Dr told me to use twice a day for 21 days. The red blotches & burning is incredible and are all over my entire face except my forehead. I am wondering (on average) how long it may take for your face to look normal again, 2 weeks or longer?

How long does the average treatment with Efudex usually last from start to finish?

Posted 3 Nov 2009 1 answer

My doctor has prescribed a ten day treatment with Efudex but I would like to know how long after before my skin looks somewhat normal again? I am using it on my forearms only.

Can I use cortisone cream over the Efudex to alleviate the itching?

Posted 21 Oct 2017 1 answer

I have been using Efudex on my face for ten days now. I have four more days to go. My face is extremely itchy and uncomfortable. Can I apply/use Cortisone cream on my face while using the Efudex to alleviate the itching? I don't know if cortisone cream is contraindicated with Efudex. If it is, ...

How long should a 40 g tube of Efudex last when put on twice a day for 3 weeks?

Posted 27 Dec 2016 2 answers

Want to make sure I am not applying to much cream at one time?

Efudex - On my sixth day of facial application of Fluorouracil 5%. Wow! I normally have very dry?

Posted 13 Mar 2017 1 answer

... skin and use moisturizers daily and of course now my facial skin is even more dry. Is it OK to use moisturizers while using the Fluorouracil?

Starting week 3 of efudex. can I apply vaseline during the day/night?

Posted 10 Aug 2013 1 answer

pain and tight skin and bleeding is challenging for me. can I apply an ointment between efudex applications? starting third and final week today. thank you, Paul

Efudex -What could I do to hide the unfortunate effects of this product during treatment?

Posted 19 Jan 2018 1 answer

I have a job involving face to face with the public and have had it prescibed by the G.P. for facial A.K.

Does EFUDEX have a recommended shelf life? I have two tubes prescribed in 2005 and stored in a?

Posted 4 Nov 2009 1 answer

... constant temp environment around 60-70 degrees. Safe to use?

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