Methoxsalen (Injection Route)

Name: Methoxsalen (Injection Route)

Pediatric

Studies on this medicine have been done only in adult patients, and there is no specific information comparing use of methoxsalen in children with use in other age groups.

Other Medical Problems

The presence of other medical problems may affect the use of this medicine. Make sure you tell your doctor if you have any other medical problems, especially:

  • Albinism (pigment lacking in the skin, hair, and eyes, or eyes only) or
  • Erythropoietic protoporphyria or
  • Lupus erythematosus or
  • Porphyria cutanea tarda or
  • Skin cancer or
  • Variegate porphyria or
  • Xeroderma pigmentosum—Methoxsalen treatment may make condition worse
  • Eye problems, such as cataracts or loss of the lens of the eye—Methoxsalen and light treatment may make these conditions worse or may cause damage to the eye
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