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Tegafur
Systematic (IUPAC) name
5-fluoro-1-(tetrahydrofuran-2-yl)pyrimidine-2,4(1 H,3H)-dione
Identifiers
CAS number 17902-23-7
ATC code L01BC03
PubChem 5386
Chemical data
Formula C 8H9FN2O3  
Mol. mass 200.16 g/mol
SMILES eMolecules & PubChem
Synonyms 5-fluoro-1-(oxolan-2-yl)pyrimidine-2,4-dione
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability  ?
Metabolism  ?
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Therapeutic considerations
Pregnancy cat.  ?
Legal status Prescription only
Routes Oral
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Tegafur (INN) is a chemotherapeutic 5-FU prodrug used in the treatment of cancers. It is a component of tegafur-uracil. When metabolized, it becomes 5-FU.

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