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

Posted 21 Oct 2017 by James Heary 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, ...

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

Posted 13 Mar 2017 by E Michael 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?

I use 5% Efudex on my arm (area approximatly size of half dollar?

Posted 25 Aug 2017 by Markham 1 answer

Is there possible side effect of a somewhat constant cough and phlegm?

I am using Efudex for the first time, once a day for 3 weeks, on my face.

Posted 23 Apr 2017 by SuzM 1 answer

What is the best time of day to apply it and how long must I leave each application on for?

I used Efudex on actinics on my face. now I'm in the healing stages. Is there anything I can use to?

Posted 19 May 2017 by scoop24hagar 0 answers

to relieve the pain near my eyes. ( outer corners) ?

I used Efudex and had a severe, allergic reaction. Am now on prednisone to help with the terrible...

Posted 11 May 2017 by suzybr 0 answers

... inflammation. Is there an alternative to Efudex that reaches the same result?

I've been given a script for Efudex, I'm wondering why there is a support group for it! That sounds?

Posted 18 Apr 2017 by catithwell 1 answer

... pretty scary to me - how dangerous is applying this stuff to our skin?

Efudex - where do most people buy it over the internet?

Posted 25 Mar 2017 by gwfmt 1 answer

I have some friends who used it with great success but they have just had tragedy in their family and I don't want to bother them at this time.

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

Posted 27 Dec 2016 by Braezach1957 2 answers

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

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

Posted 18 Nov 2016 by DMBM 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?

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

Posted 3 Sep 2016 by hillcrestcoley 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.)

Has anyone experienced nausea and a metallic taste while using Effudex cream?

Posted 30 Jan 2017 by Nosun4me 2 answers

I'm only on my 2nd day of treatment~2x day/3 weeks~and am experiencing nausea and a metallic taste in my mouth. Nausea was not listed under the most common side effects and as this is only my 2nd day I'm wondering if it will continue to be a problem or lessen as my body gets used to it. ...

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