Also known as Efudex, Adrucil, and Fluoroplex
Fluorouracil or 5-FU (trademarked as Efudex) is a drug that is a pyrimidine analog which is used in the treatment of cancer. It is a suicide inhibitor and works through irreversible inhibition of thymidylate synthase. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimetabolites.Source: Wikipedia
Estimated Total Cost: $206.41 for an average of 21 days supply
Patients are most commonly prescribed fluorouracil to treat colorectal cancer, actinic keratosis, skin cancer, and metastatic cancer.