Medicine : Melanocyl Tab

Name:Melanocyl Tab
Manufacturer:Franco-indian Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Generic Use:Methoxsalen
Composition:Methoxsalen(10 Mg)
Substitutes:vitilen (10mg) , maxlen (10mg) , sorvigo (10mg) , melcyl (10mg) , vitinic (10mg) , meladerm (10mg) , melanex (10mg) , repigmin (10mg) , octamop (10mg) , melanocyl (10mg) , mysalen (10mg) , melawin (10mg) , octomop tab , octomop tab(20s) , salen cap(10s) , melanocyl tab

Generic ( Methoxsalen )

Typical use Of Methoxsalen : Alopecia, Atopic Dermatitis, Chronic Dermatitis, Chronic Psoriasis, Eczema, Lichen Planus, Mycosis Fungoides, Polymorphous Light Eruption, Psoriasis.
Mechanism of action of Methoxsalen :After Activation Methoxsalen Binds Preferentially To The Guanine And Cytosine Moieties Of DNA, Leading To Cross-linking Of DNA, Thus Inhibiting DNA Synthesis And Function.
Drug Interaction of Methoxsalen :Methoxsalen Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Fosphenytoin, Phenytoin (Na). Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Methoxsalen : Dizziness, Headache, Nausea, Insomnia, Nervousness, Pruritus, Vertigo, Itching, Hypotension, Depression, Edema, Peeling Of Skin.


How Methoxsalen will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Methoxsalen will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Contraindicated: The Drug Should Not Be Used By Breastfeeding Women, As Evidences From Studies Have Shown That There Is A High Risk Of Causing Significant Damage To Infants.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Methoxsalen

No Studies Found