Porfimer OverviewPorfimer sodium, sold as Photofrin, is a photosensitizer used in photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy and for palliative treatment of obstructing endobronchial non-small cell lung carcinoma and obstructing esophageal cancer. Porfimer is a mixture of oligomers formed by ether and ester linkages of up to eight porphyrin units. In practice, a red light source emitting at 630nm is used to excite the Porfimer oligomers. Porfimer is Haematoporphyrin Deri...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 75mg, 75mg/vial
Other drugs which contain Porfimer or a similar ingredient: (1 result)
- PHOTOFRIN Porfimer