Tuesday, June 24, 2008

5-fluorouracil


Mechanism of action:
5-FU is a cytostatic drug that causes the inhibition of the formation of DNA through the inhibition of Thymidylate synthesis. [1]
Uses of 5-Fluorouracil (5-FU):
It is used as an anti-cancer agent and anti-scarring agent. [1]
References:
[1] New concept in glaucoma treatment by Faezah Sarfarazi. United States Patent, 5304561.
Further Reading:
Copyright (c), 2008, jeepakistan.blogspot.com
Post a Comment