5-Fluorouracil
Bowel Cancer Australia_Treatment 5-FU
 
At what stage is this treatment used?

  • At any stage of bowel cancer.  
  • It is usually combined with folinic acid (Leucovorin Calcium).
  
Is this drug available via the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) as a subsidised treatment?

  • Yes.

Download the Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) for Fluorouracil Injection
 
Download the Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) for Leucovorin Calcium Injection and Tablets
 
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