Active Ingredient(s): Methoxsalen
FDA Approved: * February 25, 1999
Pharm Company: * THERAKOS
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".

UVADEX Overview

Methoxsalen, sold under the brand name Oxsoralen among others, is a medication used to treat psoriasis, eczema, vitiligo, and some cutaneous lymphomas in conjunction with exposing the skin to ultraviolet (UVA) light from lamps or sunlight. Methoxsalen modifies the way skin cells receive the UVA radiation, allegedly clearing up the disease. Levels of individual patient PUVA exposure were originally determined using the Fitzpatrick scale. The scale was developed after patients demonstrated symp...

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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 UVADEX: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 64067-216 Uvadex 20 ug/ml Extracorporeal Injection, Solution by Therakos, Inc.

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