Methoxsalen

Pharm Company: * SANDOZ
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".



Methoxsalen Overview

Methoxsalen (also called xanthotoxin), sold under the brand name Oxsoralen among others, 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. Levels of individua...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Methoxsalen
  • 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 Methoxsalen: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0187-0402 Oxsoralen 10 mg/ml Topical Lotion by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International
  • 45963-325 Methoxsalen 10 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 64380-752 Methoxsalen 10 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Strides Arcolab Limited
  • 68682-065 Methoxsalen 10 mg Oral Capsule, Liquid Filled by Oceanside Pharmaceuticals

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