Methoxsalen

What is Methoxsalen?

Methoxsalen belongs to the group of medicines called psoralens. It is used along with ultraviolet light (found in sunlight and some special lamps) in a treatment called PUVA to treat vitiligo, a disease in which skin color is lost, and psoriasis, a skin condition associated with red and scaly patches.

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Hi..I appreciate your help..my mother has recently some signs of vitiligo on her hands.just 3 or 4 small white spots.the dermatologist gave her...

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Hi,

Thanks for your query.

Yes, there are modalities to control the spread or vitiligo sometimes cures too.

You have already employed one amongst...

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