Carac

Carac

INDICATIONS

Carac (fluorouracil) is indicated for the topical treatment of multiple actinic or solar keratoses of the face and anterior scalp.

DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Carac (fluorouracil) cream should be applied once a day to the skin where actinic keratosis lesions appear, using enough to cover the entire area with a thin film. Carac (fluorouracil) cream should not be applied near the eyes, nostrils or mouth. Carac (fluorouracil) cream should be applied ten minutes after thoroughly washing, rinsing, and drying the entire area. Carac (fluorouracil) cream may be applied using the fingertips. Immediately after application, the hands should be thoroughly washed. Carac (fluorouracil) should be applied up to 4 weeks as tolerated. Continued treatment up to 4 weeks results in greater lesion reduction. Local irritation is not markedly increased by extending treatment from 2 to 4 weeks, and is generally resolved within 2 weeks of cessation of treatment.

HOW SUPPLIED

Cream - 30 gram tube NDC 0066-7150-30

Store at Controlled Room Temperature 20 to 25°C (68 to 77°F) [see USP]. Prescribing Information as of 2006.

Keep out of the reach of children.

Dermik Laboratories, a business of sanofi-aventis U.S. LLC, Bridgewater, NJ 08807. FDA rev date: 12/16/2003

Last reviewed on RxList: 11/10/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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