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Can any foods affect how fluorouracil works?

With fluorouracil, you can usually continue eating normally. You may want to discuss your diet with your doctor. Different medicines may interact with food and alcohol. That is why your doctor may recommend that you not take your medication when you eat. There may also be interactions caused by taking medications with tobacco use.

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