Trioxsalen is a very strong medicine that increases your skin sensitivity to sunlight. Do not use it for sun tanning or to increase tolerance to sunlight; if doing so, do not use trioxsalen for more than 14 days.
Take this treatment (trioxsalen and UVA) two or three times a week with the treatment spaced at least forty-eight hours apart.
Take this medication by mouth with food or milk, usually 2 to 4 hours before your UVA light treatment.
Do not sunbathe for 24 hours before taking trioxsalen. Wear UVA-absorbing, wrap-around sunglasses and cover exposed skin or use a sunblock (SP 15 or higher) for the twenty-four (24) hour period following treatment with trioxsalen.
Use extra caution for at least 48 hours following each treatment. After each treatment, cover your skin for at least 8 hours by wearing protective clothing.
Do not increase the amount of trioxsalen if you are taking or spend extra time in the sunlight or under an ultraviolet lamp.
Do not drive or operate machinery as trioxsalen may cause dizziness.
You will need to have an eye examination before starting trioxsalen and also once a year thereafter.
Be careful before applying anything to your skin to treat dryness and itchiness caused by trioxsalen.
Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
It is not known whether Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Dsorolen 0.2% Lotion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Jan 2018.