MetvixActive Ingredient(s): Methyl Aminolevulinate
Category: Skin Care
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. Approvals and indications Interim result of... [wikipedia]1 Discussion
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...