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 (for the skin) 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. Fluorouracil topical may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Fluoroplex (Fluorouracil) is a medication used to treat pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths. The drug belongs to a class of medications referred to as anti-metabolites and may also be used to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma and a host of other cancers such breast and anal cancers as well as pancreatic cancer