Information about Methoxsalen
How Methoxsalen works
Methoxsalen is a organic compound. It is used along with ultraviolet-A irradiation. It works by decreasing the number of cells the skin makes.
Common side effects of Methoxsalen
Erythema (skin redness), Blisters on skin, Edema (swelling), Itching
Available Medicine for Methoxsalen
₹69 to ₹1552 variant(s)
MacsoralenMac Laboratories Ltd
₹24 to ₹422 variant(s)
MeladermInga Laboratories Pvt Ltd
₹37 to ₹702 variant(s)
MelanMed Manor Organics Pvt Ltd
MelcylEast West Pharma
₹28 to ₹772 variant(s)
KuvadexKivi Labs Ltd
₹24 to ₹412 variant(s)
NeonocylIkon Remedies Pvt Ltd
₹27 to ₹452 variant(s)
Expert advice for Methoxsalen
- 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.