Uses of Tegafur and Uracil

Tegafur and Uracil are generally prescribed for treating cancer of colon and rectum.

How does tegafur and uracil work?

The combination of the two medicines: Tegafur and Uracil work by interfering with the growth of DNA and RNA of cancer cells by substituting their building blocks and thus prevents the cancer cells from growing and multiplying.

Common side effects of tegafur and uracil

• Nausea, Vomiting, Tiredness
• Mouth sore, Tongue soreness
• Stomach pain, Diarrhea, Loss of appetite
• Decreased blood cells (red cells, white cells, and platelets)

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