Medications Approved for Basal Cell Carcinoma

This page lists cancer drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for basal cell carcinoma, a form of skin cancer.

The list includes generic names and brand names. The drug names link to NCI's Cancer Drug Information summaries. There may be drugs used in skin cancer that are not listed here.

Drugs Approved for Basal Cell Carcinoma

  • Aldara (Imiquimod)
  • Efudex (Fluorouracil--Topical)
  • Erivedge (Vismodegib)
  • 5-FU (Fluorouracil--Topical)
  • Fluorouracil--Topical
  • Imiquimod
  • Odomzo (Sonidegib)
  • Sonidegib
  • Vismodegib

Reference: National Cancer Institute

Updated: February 12, 2016.

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