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Metvix

Active Ingredient(s): Methyl Aminolevulinate
Category: Skin Care

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Metvix Overview

Methyl aminolevulinate (MAL) is a drug used as a sensitizer in photodynamic therapy. It is a prodrug that is metabolized to protoporphyrin IX. It is marketed as Metvix. Metvix cream is applied topically and some time later the skin is illuminated with a proprietary red light (630nm) source (medical lamp 'Aktilite') to activate the photosensitiser. Metvix is developed by Photocure and Galderma has bought all rights to Metvix.[1] Approvals and indications Interim result of phototherapy fo...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methyl_aminolevulinate

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Metvix for Acne
Since 11 days ago i got my first Metvix treatment for acne on the back and on the chest. Im a bit worried.. the pain stoped but i still have some red parts over my back and chest. I would like to now if these red-pinkish marks are gonna go away... thx
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methyl Aminolevulinate
  • Cream: 16.8%
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

Other drugs which contain Methyl Aminolevulinate or a similar ingredient: (3 results)


Possibly related Metvix Topics:

Metvix for Acne Since 11 days ago i got my first Metvix treatment for acne on the back and on the chest. Im a bit worried.. the pain sto...  0