Methoxsalen

 
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Without a Prescription

Methoxsalen selectively inhibits the synthesis of deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA).

Methoxsalen is prescribed along with controlled ultraviolet light (UVA) to cause a return in skin color in patients with a certain skin condition (vitiligo).

Methoxsalen is prescribed for the treatment of psoriasis and vitiligo.

Methoxsalen is prescribed in photopheresis, or in the therapy of sufferers of
- Psoriasis;
- Vitiligo;

Dosage

Ask your pharmacist to tell you the correct dose of Methoxsalen that suits you best.

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may include:
- Blistering/burning/peeling of skin;
- Severe reddening of skin;

Side Effects

Side effects may include:
- Vomiting;
- Trouble breathing;
- Swelling (especially of the patients lower legs and / or feet);
- Sore reddened skin;
- Sleeping troubles;
- Skin medical disorders;
- Skin blistering and skin peeling;
- Severe reddening of the treated area;
- Severe dizziness;
- Rash;
- Nervousness;
- Nausea;
- Mental depression;
- Itching/swelling (especially of the face/tongue/throat);
- Itching of the skin;
- Headache;
- Dizziness;
- Blistering/burning/peeling of the treated area;
- Allergic reaction;
- Abnormal skin growths;

Brand Names

Other synonyms:
- Zanthotoxin;
- Xanthoxin;
- Xanthotoxine;
- Xanthotoxin;
- Vitspo;
- Uvadex;
- Ultramop;
- Ultramop Lotion;
- Ultra Mop;
- Puvasoralen;
- Puvamet;
- Puvalen;
- Psoralen-Mop;
- Proralone-Mop;
- Oxypsoralen;
- Methoxsalen-Ultra;
- Methoxsalen;
- Methoxsalen Ultra;
- Methoxsalen Lotion;
- Oxoralen;
- New-Meladinin;
- Mopsoralen;
- Methoxsalen;
- Methoxaten;
- Methoxa-Dome;
- Meloxine;
- Melaoline;
- Meladoxen;
- Meladinine;
- Meladinina;
- Meladinin;
- Methoxsalen;
- Deltasoralen;
- Ammoidin;
- Ammodin;

Contraindications

Methoxsalen is contraindicated in:
- Stomach problems;
- Skin conditions;
- Skin cancer;
- Porphyria;
- Lupus erythematosus;
- Liver disease;
- Infection;
- Heart disease;
- Allergic reaction to sunlight;

Methoxsalen is contraindicated in patients:
- With aphakia because of the significantly increased risk of retinal damage due to the absence of lenses;
- Exhibiting idiosyncratic reactions to psoralen compounds;

Diseases associated with photosensitivity include:
- Albinism;
- Erythropoietic protoporphyria;
- Lupus erythematosus;
- Porphyria cutanea tarda;
- Variegate porphyria;
- Xeroderma pigmentosum;
Without Prescription (2017)