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Methoxsalen (8-MOP, Oxsoralen Ultra) is an oral prescription drug used to treat severe, disabling psoriasis that has been unresponsive to other treatments. Methoxsalen also is prescribed to treat idiopathic vitiligo and skin manifestations of T-cell lymphoma. Side effects, drug interactions, warnings, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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      • What are psoriasis causes and risk factors?
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      • Are psoriasis shampoos available?
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      • Is there a national psoriasis support group?
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    • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is cancer of the lymphatic system, a vital part of the body's immune system. Symptoms and signs include...learn more »
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      Scalp Psoriasis Article
      • What is scalp psoriasis?
      • What is the cause of scalp psoriasis?
      • What are scalp psoriasis symptoms and signs?
      • How do health-care professionals diagnose scalp psoriasis?
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      • What are office treatments for scalp psoriasis?
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      • How is vitiligo diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for vitiligo?
      • What can people do to cope with vitiligo?
      • What research is being done on vitiligo?
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Terms related to methoxsalen-oral:

  • 8-MOP
  • Oxsoralen Ultra