Is NiceRx a Fluoroplex coupon provider?
At NiceRx, we help eligible individuals access patient assistance programs. This means that we are not a Fluoroplex coupon, a Fluoroplex discount card, or a Fluoroplex copay card provider. We do not offer any medication trial offers, or free Fluoroplex samples.
How much does Fluoroplex cost without insurance?
Fluoroplex costs without insurance will vary depending on how much you buy and the retailer you buy it from. As a guide, Fluoroplex topical cream 1% will typically cost around $1,000 for 30 grams.
How much does Fluoroplex cost with insurance?
The copay of Fluoroplex 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 Fluoroplex?
Fluoroplex is an FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approved medication manufactured by Almirall. Fluoroplex is classed as an antineoplastic antimetabolite, a chemotherapy drug. It treats scaly overgrowths of the skin (actinic keratosis or solar keratosis) and is also used to treat superficial basal cell carcinoma.
What doses of Fluoroplex are available?
Fluoroplex is available in cream form, in the following doses: 10mg in 1g.
Fluorouracil topical cream is a medicine for use only on the affected area of the skin. It is not for use on normal skin or for oral use. Wash your hands before and immediately after applying Fluoroplex. Apply the cream to cover the affected skin condition with a thin film. You may need to use Fluoroplex for up to 6 weeks. Do not use Fluoroplex on or around your eyelids or in your eyes, nose, or mouth.
You are advised to avoid sunlight or tanning beds while using this treatment as Fluoroplex can make your skin more sensitive to sunlight and cause it to sunburn more easily. Wear protective clothing and use sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher) if you are going outdoors. Store the cream at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
Please read the patient 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.
Fluoroplex active ingredients
Fluoroplex contains fluorouracil as the active ingredient.
Fluoroplex side effects
The most common side effects of Fluoroplex cream in clinical trials include:
- Pain, itching, burning
- Skin irritation
- Hair loss
- Tenderness and crusting at the site of application
In rare instances, Fluoroplex can cause more serious side effects. These can include:
- Severe pain, swelling, itching, burning, or irritation
- New or worsening skin sores
- Fever, chills
- Severe stomach pain, bloody diarrhea, vomiting
Your doctor will assess the benefits of using Fluoroplex against your risk of side effects. Patients are encouraged to report negative side effects or adverse reactions of Fluoroplex to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch, or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Fluoroplex drug interactions
Other drugs may interact with Fluoroplex, including prescription drugs and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Tell your health care provider about all of your medication including any supplements you are taking.
You should not use Fluoroplex if you:
- Are allergic to the active ingredient fluorouracil
- Have had an allergic reaction to any of the other inactive ingredients in Fluoroplex
- Have DPD (dihydropyrimidine dehydrogenase) deficiency
- Are younger than 18 years of age
- Are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant – Fluorouracil can cause harm to an unborn baby, such as birth defects and miscarriage, use effective birth control
- Are breastfeeding or are planning to breastfeed – It is not known if this medication passes into breast milk
Talk to your doctor about your medical condition before using Fluoroplex if you:
- Are taking any of the medications that could interact with Fluoroplex
Fluoroplex is the trademark brand name for fluorouracil manufactured by Almirall. A generic version of fluorouracil is available. Generic drugs are generally cheaper than brand-name drugs, but you can still find Fluoroplex 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.