General English name: Methoxsalen Capsules

Brand: Oxsoralen-Ultra

Application: Psoriasis


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Methoxalane capsule drug information

Methoxalane capsules with controlled ultraviolet light (UVA) are used to treat severe psoriasis. Methoxalane increases the skin’s sensitivity to UVA light, and this compound slows the overgrowth of skin cells.

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Dosage and method of methoxalane capsules


Contraindications Methoxalane capsules


Methoxalane capsules during pregnancy and lactation

During pregnancy and lactation, you should not use the drug arbitrarily and without consulting your doctor. Medications can have devastating effects on the fetus or on yourself.


Drug Interactions Methoxalane Capsules

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.

Methoxalene capsules may interact with the following drugs: Other drugs that may make the skin sensitive to light (such as anthralin, griseofulvin, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxazole, fluoroquinolone antibiotics such as ciprofloxacin, diuretics such as diuretics, thiuretics Cyclin).


Special warnings and precautions when taking methoxalane capsules

Some medications may not be prescribed under certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best to let your doctor know the following before taking this medicine:


Side effects of methoxalane capsules

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking the medicine. In case of persistent side effects, the physician should be informed:

Consult your doctor if you have any other symptoms that you feel are due to the use of methoxalane capsules.


Methoxalane capsule overdose (drug poisoning)

Do not take more than the dose prescribed by your doctor.

If you feel that someone has been poisoned and you have symptoms such as severe redness of the skin, blistering, burning or scaling of the skin, loss of consciousness, shortness of breath, call the emergency room immediately.


Storage conditions of methoxalane capsules