Visudyne OverviewVerteporfin (trade name Visudyne), a benzoporphyrin derivative, is a medication used as a photosensitizer for photodynamic therapy to eliminate the abnormal blood vessels in the eye associated with conditions such as the wet form of macular degeneration. Verteporfin accumulates in these abnormal blood vessels and, when stimulated by nonthermal red light with a wavelength of 689nm in the presence of oxygen, produces highly reactive short-lived singlet oxygen and other reacti...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 15mg, 15mg/vial
NDC Database Records for Visudyne: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 0187-5600 Visudyne 15 mg/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Valeant Pharmaceuticals North America LLC
- 50236-001 Visudyne 15 mg/1 Intravenous Injection, Powder, Lyophilized, for Solution by Qlt Ophthalmics, Inc.