Chemocare.com uses generic names in all descriptions of drugs. Adrucil is the trade name for Fluorouracil. 5-fluorouracil and 5-FU are other names for Fluorouracil. In some cases, health care professionals may use the trade name Adrucil or other names 5-fluorouracil and 5-FU when referring to the generic drug name Fluorouracil.
Drug type: 5-fluorouracil is an anti-cancer ("antineoplastic" or "cytotoxic") chemotherapy drug. 5-fluorouracil is classified as an "antimetabolite." (For more detail, see "How this drug works" section below).
What this drug is used for: