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ATC codes: L01BC02
Indication
Malignant neoplasms of breast ICD11 code: 2D2Z
INN
Fluorouracil
Medicine type
Chemical agent
List type
Complementary
Formulations
Parenteral > General injections > IV: 50 mg per mL in 5 mL ampoule
EML status history
First added in 2015 (TRS 994)
Sex
All
Age
Adolescents and adults
Therapeutic equivalence
The recommendation is for this specific medicine
Patent information
Patents have expired in most jurisdictions
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Summary of evidence and Expert Committee recommendations
In 2015, as part of the comprehensive review of cancer medicines undertaken by the Expert Committee, listing for fluorouracil on the complementary list of the EML for use in treatment protocols for early stage breast cancer was endorsed. The relevant extract from TRS994 regarding the Expert Committee's 2015 consideration of treatment protocols for early stage breast cancer is attached.