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Efudex Cream (Fluorouracil)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Efudex Cream
Manufacturer: Bausch Health
Country: Canada
Dosage: 5 %/40 gm

Generic Equivalent of Efudex Cream
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Fluorouracil (Flonida - Menarini)
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 5 %/10 gm

Efudex Cream online Canadian Pharmacy

Efudex Cream Information

reviewed by Dr. HaVy Ngo, Pharmacist on 6/4/2024 2:22:18 PM.

Efudex Cream Details (Brand and Generic) currently offers the brand version of Efudex Cream from Canada, which is manufactured by Bausch Health. It is also known as Efudix in Australia and New Zealand. The generic Fluorouracil, also called Flonida, is available from India and manufactured by Shalaks. If you order skin medications such as Temovate and Soolantra from Canada, you must ensure that your online pharmacy is reputable, licensed, and follows all safety and regulatory standards.


The brand Efudex Cream is available as 10 gm and 40 gm topical cream; each gram of cream contains Fluorouracil 5% in a vanishing base; for more dosage information, please refer to RXList.


Efudex Cream (Fluorouracil) is a topical cream used to treat pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths, as stated in WebMD. Fluorouracil belongs to a class of medications known as anti-metabolites. It works by blocking the growth of abnormal cells that cause the skin condition. This prevents scaly overgrowth of the skin.

It is essential to take this medication exactly as your doctor prescribes or refer to the package leaflet. For personalized advice, please get in touch with your doctor.

Side Effects and Precautions

The common side effects of Efudex Cream include abnormal taste in the mouth, burning, dryness, itching, redness, scaling, crusting, tenderness, trouble sleeping, and/or swelling (source). Contact your doctor right away if you have any of the rare but serious side effects such as:
• An allergic reaction such as itching, rash, swelling, and trouble breathing;
• Abdominal/stomach pain;
• Bloody diarrhea;
• Signs of infections (fever, chills, sore throat);
• Unusual bruising or bleeding;
• Unusual tiredness or weakness;
• Vomiting

The above list contains only some of this medication's side effects. For a complete list of side effects, please refer to If you still have questions about side effects, we suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

The following are several precautions and interactions associated with Efudex cream; please check out the Bausch Health website for a comprehensive list: do not use Efudex Cream if you:
• Are allergic to Fluorouracil or any ingredients of the medication;
• Are pregnant;
• Have dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase deficiency (DPD), an enzyme deficiency

Do not use Efudex if you are pregnant, as it could cause harm to the unborn baby or cause birth defects; use an effective method of birth control and tell your doctor immediately if you become pregnant while using this medication (source). Consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding. Efudex Cream may make you more sensitive to the sun. Avoid sun exposure or sunlamps, wind, and cold as these may cause more irritation. Wear sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) and protective clothing when you are outdoors. Avoid applying this medication in or around the eyes, nose, or mouth. Talk to your doctor about all the medications you take including prescriptions, OTC, and herbal medications. There may be a drug interaction between Fluorouracil Cream and other medications, especially gemcitabine, leucovorin, phenytoin, warfarin, etc. This medication is not for use by anyone younger than 18 years old.

Questions and Answers

Why is Efudex Cream more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Efudex Cream, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Efudex Cream from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does generic Efudex Cream 5% cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Efudex Cream 5% starts at $42.99 for three, 10 gm tubes.

What is the lowest price of Efudex Cream per unit?

The generic Efudex Cream 5% starts at $11.17 per 10 gm tube and the brand starts at $87.99 per 40 gm tube.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Efudex Cream from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Efudex Cream prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Is there a limit on how many Efudex Cream I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Efudex Cream at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Efudex Cream over the counter from you?

No, Efudex Cream requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Efudex Cream?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Fluorouracil Cream.


Surgical excision versus topical 5% 5-fluorouracil and photodynamic therapy in treatment of Bowen's disease: A multicenter randomized controlled trial (study published on January 2024)

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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