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Composition for TRIOLEN

Psoralen(25 mg)

food interaction for TRIOLEN

alcohol interaction for TRIOLEN

pregnancy interaction for TRIOLEN

lactation interaction for TRIOLEN

It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Triolen 25mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.


Psoralen(25 mg)


Triolen 25mg tablet is used in combination with ultraviolet (UV) radiation for the treatment of psoriasis (skin condition that causes red, flaky patches of skin covered with silvery scales), eczema (a type of itchy skin rash), polymorphic light eruption (an itchy rash caused by sun exposure in people who are sensitive to sunlight) and mycosis fungoides (a certain type of cancer affecting skin).

How it works

Triolen 25mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called furocoumarins. Triolen 25mg tablet makes skin much more sensitive to UV radiation, which exerts antiproliferative (slowing keratinization) and anti-inflammatory action on the skin and thereby curing inflammatory skin disorders.

Common side effects

Nausea, Nervousness, Pain, Acne, Depression, Dizziness, Headache, Insomnia, Itching, Skin redness, Swelling


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Expert advice for TRIOLEN

• Always take psoralen tablets 2 hours before the UV radiation exposure along with food or milk.
• Take a plain shower before your treatment to keep your skin clean and dry.
• Do not use perfumes, aftershave, deodorants or other cosmetics and toiletries as they make your skin even more sensitive to the UV light causing blistering of your skin.
• Never take psoralen more than the dose that has been prescribed as it may cause burning or blistering of your skin after exposure to UV light.
• Avoid any other form of artificial UV treatment or relaxation e.g. solarium or sunbathing.
• Men should take the required precautions to protect the genital area.
• Always wear protective goggles while receiving your light dose in the cabinet.
• UV400 standard eye protection glasses and protective skin covering must be worn for 24 hours from time of taking psoralen tablets.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients who are allergic to psoralen or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to children under 14 years of age.

Frequently asked questions for TRIOLEN


Q. What is PUVA therapy?
Psoralen and ultraviolet A radiation (PUVA therapy) is used to treat certain skin conditions like psoriasis, eczema, polymorphic light eruption, and mycosis fungoides. 


Content on this page was last updated on 03 June, 2015, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)