Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC

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Overview

Uses of Macsorlen X Tablet FC
Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC is used in the treatment of vitiligo and psoriasis.
Macsorlen X Tablet FC side effects
Common
  • Redness of skin
  • Blisters on skin
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Itching
How to use Macsorlen X Tablet FC
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC is to be taken with food.
How Macsorlen X Tablet FC works
Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC is used along with ultraviolet-A irradiation where it works by decreasing the number of cells the skin makes.
Macsorlen X Tablet FC related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
It is not known whether Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
There is limited information available on the use of Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
CAUTION
Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • Take this treatment (methoxsalen 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 methoxsalen. 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 methoxsalen.
  • 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 methoxsalen if you are taking or spend extra time in the sunlight or under an ultraviolet lamp.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as methoxsalen may cause dizziness.
  • Not recommended for use in children younger than 12 years.
  • You will need to have an eye examination before starting methoxsalen and also once a year thereafter.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Macsorlen X

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Which is the speedy recovery medicine for vitiligo vulgarisis other than steroids
Dr. Charu Bansal
Skin Specialist
Hello. Welcome to 1mg. I have read your query. I understand your concern. I prefer to advise oral psoralens for extensive vitiligo. For limited vitiligo, topical steroids help. I hope it helps. Take care
I have a vitigo prob since when I am 5 year old. Now my 60% body coverred with white spot. But I just want to cover my face back to the natural skin colour . I have also a spots of pimples or acne prob on my face . so please suggest me something .
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Specialist
For you - NBUVB for vitiligoSkinAid clinic Gurgaon . 9XXXXXXFace clin gel for pimplesSeamed cleansing gel wash
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FAQs

Q. What is Macsorlen X used for?
Macsorlen X is used along with ultraviolet light (found in sunlight and some special lamps) in a treatment to treat vitiligo (a disease in which skin color is lost), and psoriasis (a skin condition associated with red and scaly patches), and treatment of white blood cells (called photopheresis) and is used to treat the skin problems associated with mycosis fungoides, which is a type of lymphoma
Q. How does Macsorlen X work?
Macsorlen X works by modifying the way by which skin cells receive the ultraviolet light A (UVA) radiation, thereby clearing up the disease.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 4th Jul 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Brinton Pharmaceuticals Ltd., Brinton House, Survey No. 55/2, Kharadi, Pune - 411014, India.
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