Definition of Floxuridine

1. Noun. Antineoplastic drug used to treat some cancers; can cause loss of hair.




Definition of Floxuridine

1. Noun. A particular drug used in chemotherapy. ¹

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Medical Definition of Floxuridine

1. An antineoplastic antimetabolite that is metabolised to fluorouracil when administered by rapid injection; when administered by slow, continuous, intra-arterial infusion, it is converted to floxuridine monophosphate. It has been used to treat hepatic metastases of gastrointestinal adenocarcinomas and for palliation in malignant neoplasms of the liver and gastrointestinal tract. Pharmacological action: antimetabolites, antineoplastic, antiviral agents. Chemical name: Uridine, 2'-deoxy-5-fluoro- (12 Dec 1998)

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