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- What is methoxsalen-topical, and how does it work (mechanism of action)?
- What brand names are available for methoxsalen-topical?
- Is methoxsalen-topical available as a generic drug?
- Do I need a prescription for methoxsalen-topical?
- What are the uses for methoxsalen-topical?
- What are the side effects of methoxsalen-topical?
- What is the dosage for methoxsalen-topical?
- Which drugs or supplements interact with methoxsalen-topical?
- Is methoxsalen-topical safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding?
- What else should I know about methoxsalen-topical?
What is the dosage for methoxsalen-topical?
- Methoxsalen lotion should be applied to the affected area 2 hr. before UV exposure every 3 to 7 days.
- It takes a few weeks for pigmentation to begin.
- Significant repigmentation may take 6 to 9 months of treatment and re-treatment may be necessary to retain the new pigment.
Which drugs or supplements interact with methoxsalen-topical?
- Use of drugs that cause sun sensitivity will increase the risk of severe skin burns when using methoxsalen lotion. Examples of such drugs include doxycycline (Vibramycin), tetracycline, demeclocycline, methylene blue (Provayblue), and several other drugs.
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