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Methoxsalen

Methoxsalen
Methoxsalen works by enhancing the body's sensitivity to ultraviolet light A (UVA). Methoxsalen is used in combination with UVA light therapy to treat severe psoriasis. Methoxsalen may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Methoxsalen
DRUG TYPE
Skin Conditions

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use methoxsalen if you are sensitive to light, if you have lens damage in your eye, or if you have had skin cancer.

Methoxsalen can cause harmful effects on your vision and on your skin. You must avoid natural sunlight for up to 48 hours after UVA treatment.

Oxsoralen-Ultra and 8-Mop are not equivalent medicines and may not have the same dosing schedule.

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Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
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