Is NiceRx an Adrucil coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. This means that we are not an Adrucil coupon, an Adrucil discount card, or an Adrucil copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Adrucil samples.
Adrucil patient assistance program
Patient assistance programs are typically sponsored by pharmaceutical companies and provide free or discounted medications to individuals with low income who are uninsured or under-insured and meet the eligibility criteria that vary by program. There are currently no known patient assistance programs for this medication.
How much does Adrucil cost without insurance?
Adrucil costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Adrucil intravenous solution (50 mg/mL) will typically cost around $40 for 100 milliliters.
How much does Adrucil cost with insurance?
The copay of Adrucil will vary in line with the specific terms of your healthcare plan. For further details about what you may need to pay, your insurance provider or pharmacist will be able to calculate the copay costs with your current insurance.
What is Adrucil?
Adrucil is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. It is a pyrimidine analog used to treat different types of cancer, including breast cancer, colon or rectal cancer, pancreatic cancer, and stomach cancer. Adrucil is a chemotherapy drug used to slow the spread and growth of cancer cells.
What doses of Adrucil are available?
Adrucil is available as fluorouracil injection, in the following doses: 2.5 g in a 50 mL vial.
Adrucil is given as an intravenous bolus or as an intravenous infusion. Avoid tanning booths and sunlamps while being treated with this medicine. Use sunscreen and wear protective clothing when going outdoors and speak to your doctor if you get sunburned or have skin blisters.
Read the drug information provided and always speak with a healthcare professional for medical advice about any changes to your dose so they can monitor and evaluate your condition.
Adrucil active ingredients
Adrucil contains fluorouracil as the active ingredient. It belongs to a class of drugs called Antineoplastics, Antimetabolite.
Adrucil side effects
The most common side effects of fluorouracil in clinical trials include:
- Mouth sores
- Heart problems – chest pain or pressure spreading to your jaw or shoulder, irregular heartbeats, nausea, sweating, dizziness
- Temporary hair loss
- Bone marrow suppression
In rare instances, Adrucil can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Signs of an infection such as fever, chills, or persistent sore throat
- Severe diarrhea
- Problems with your vision
- Problems with co-ordination
- Mouth sores, swollen gums, difficulty swallowing, talking or eating
- Hand-foot syndrome – pain, blisters, bleeding, or severe rash on the palms of your hands or the soles of your feet
- Severe and fatal myelosuppression may include neutropenia, thrombocytopenia (reduced platelets), and anemia (low red blood cells)
- Embryo-fetal toxicity
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Adrucil against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Adrucil to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Adrucil drug interactions
Adrucil can interact with other medications. These include:
- Anticoagulants – warfarin
- Medications containing flucytosine or capecitabine
This list is not exhaustive and other prescription drugs may interact with Adrucil. Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription, over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
You should not use Adrucil if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient fluorouracil, or to flucytosine or capecitabine
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other ingredients in Adrucil
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – use effective birth control to prevent pregnancy. Adrucil may harm an unborn baby if the mother or father is using this medicine
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed
Talk to your doctor before using Adrucil if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Adrucil
- Have a metabolic disorder called DPD (dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase) deficiency
- Have heart problems
- Have bone marrow depression
Adrucil is the trademark brand name for fluorouracil manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. A generic version of fluorouracil is not available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Adrucil savings through NiceRx.
The content on this website is intended for information purposes only. It does not constitute medical advice. The information on this website should not be relied upon and is not a substitute for professional medical advice. You should always speak to your doctor regarding the risks and benefits of any treatment.