How soon after taking fluorouracil will my symptoms improve?

The course of treatment using fluorouracil injections will vary based on your diagnosis. Depending on the strength of the cream, fluorouracil creams should be used for two to six weeks. If you do not experience toxic reactions, the treatment may be extended until your symptoms of cancer begin to disappear. Every person responds to a course of treatment differently so length of time for improvement is difficult to determine.

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