Medicine Overview of Macsorlen X Tablet FC
Side Effects of Macsorlen X are Redness of skin, Blisters on skin, Edema (swelling), Itching.
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.
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.
In Depth Information on Macsorlen X Tablet FC
- 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.
Macsorlen X Tablet FC related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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.
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.
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.
There is limited information available on the use of Macsorlen X 10 mg Tablet FC in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
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.
Questions Related to Macsorlen X
Which is the speedy recovery medicine for vitiligo vulgarisis other than steroids
Dr. Charu Bansal
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
For you - NBUVB for vitiligoSkinAid clinic Gurgaon . 9XXXXXXFace clin gel for pimplesSeamed cleansing gel wash
Vitiligo white patches on sminWhile patches on skin at fingers tip, leg, thigh etc.
Dr. Atul Jain
You need to visit skin specialist for proper examination and treatment meanwhile apply clonate ointment twice a day for few days
Hello sir My question is that is it true taking milk after having fish or any other meat causes white patches on skin?
Dr. Waseem Mirza
No itz a myth vitiligo has no connection with milk or fish But u should avoid milk after eating spicy foods
Suffring from vitiligo from 7 years it was cured but now again started
Dr. Atula Gupta
Treatment depends upon Severity of disease. Best Treatment is NBUVB @ a skin Clinic. NBUVB three times a week. Apply Tacvido Forte Cream ( Tacrolimus Cream 0.1% ) for application once daily for 1 month.Momate / Etaze cream once daily for 2 weeks. Tab. Patchex once daily for 2 months. Contact - SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon , 9XXXXXX
Any dietary restrictions for a person suffering from vitiligo and alopecia ?
Dr. Saurav Arora
No mam there are no specific diet restriction, but you should avoid spicy, fatty and seasoned food
My son is suffering from vitiligo from last 1 year, pls help how to cure it. White patches are visible on hands, feet and knee.
Dr. Charu Bansal
Hello. Welcome to 1mg. I have read your query. I understand your concern. For vitiligo,I prefer to advise topical steroid like mometasone ad oral psoralens. The dose of poralens depend upon the body weight. Another option Is Narrow band UVB expoure from Dermatology set up.
Frequently asked questions about Macsorlen X Tablet FC
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.
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