Active Ingredient(s): Methoxsalen
FDA Approved: * December 3, 1954
Category: Skin Care

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

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Methoxsalen (also called xanthotoxin, marketed under the trade names Oxsoralen, Deltasoralen, Meladinine) is a drug used to treat psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, and some cutaneous lymphomas in conjunction with exposing the skin to UVA light from lamps or sunlight. Methoxsalen modifies the way skin cells receive the UVA radiation, allegedly clearing up the disease. The dosage comes in 10mg tablets, which are taken in the amount of 30mg 75minutes before a PUVA (psoralen + UVA) light treatment. Le...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 10mg
  • Injection: 0.02mg/ml
  • Lotion: 1%
  • Solution: 20mcg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for 8-MOP: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-0651 8-mop 10 mg Oral Capsule by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC

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