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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 by OUTBACKLU 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 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.)

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

Posted 29 May 2010 by Kazad 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

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

Posted 3 Nov 2009 by Kady1 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.

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 - 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?

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, ...

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

Posted 10 Aug 2013 by Pauls98 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

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?

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

Posted 19 Jan 2018 by bill judge 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.

What is the effect of Efudex on malignant melanoma?

Posted 14 Aug 2018 by tiptoes 2 answers

I had a red lump on my arm for several years which no one recognised as an amelanotic melanoma. My GP eventually gave me Efudex for it and was surprised when I returned after the required period and othing had changed. She told me she was sending me to a dermatologist which I thought meant ...

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

Posted 4 Nov 2009 by djgrabe 1 answer

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

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