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Tegafur/Uracil (UFT® )

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Antimetabolite UFT® Cancer-related

Tegafur/Uracil (UFT® ) - Dosage and How to Use

How should Tegafur/Uracil (UFT® ) be used?

​It is a capsule taken by mouth and swallowed whole with water. Take at least 1 hour before or 1 hour after food.

The dose given is based on your body weight and height. Take the exact number of capsules and follow the dosing schedule instructed by your doctor.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose of UFT®, take it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your usual dosing times. Do not double dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

​If you overdose on this medication, inform your doctor immediately.

Tegafur/Uracil (UFT® ) - Additional Information

  • Updated on Monday, March 4, 2019
  • Article contributed by Department of Pharmacy National Cancer Centre Singapore

    The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

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