Carac Generic Name & Formulations
Fluorouracil 0.5% (0.35% in microspheres); crm.
Multiple actinic or solar keratoses of the face and anterior scalp.
Carac Dosage and Administration
≥18yrs: Wash and dry area. Wait 10mins. Apply thin film to skin where lesions appear once daily for up to 4weeks. Do not occlude. May apply sunscreen/ moisturizer 2hrs later. Wash hands after use.
<18yrs: not established.
Dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase (DPD) deficiency. Women of childbearing potential. Pregnancy.
Carac Boxed Warnings
Discontinue if symptoms of DPD deficiency develop (eg, abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, vomiting, fever, chills). Ulcerated or inflamed skin. Avoid eyes, mucous membranes, exposure to sun or UV light. Nursing mothers: not recommended.
Carac Adverse Reactions
Application site reaction (may persist 2 weeks after drug is stopped), eye irritation.
Carac Clinical Trials
Carac Patient Counseling