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Methoxsalen (Injection)

Treats Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma ("CTCL," a type of cancer). Used before photophoresis treatment, where your blood will be treated with ultraviolet radiation (UV light).

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Methoxsalenbelongs to the group of medicines called psoralens. It is used along with ultraviolet light (found in sunlight and some special lamps) to treat the white blood cells from your blood in a process called photopheresis. The treated white blood cells are returned to your body to control skin problems associated with cutaneous T-cell lymphoma, a cancer of the lymph system. Methoxsalen is to… Read more
Brand names include
Uvadex
Other forms
By mouth, On the skin
Drug classes About this
Antipsoriatic

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Biologic and Nonbiologic Systemic Agents and Phototherapy for Treatment of Chronic Plaque Psoriasis [Internet]

To examine the comparative effectiveness of biologic systemic agents versus nonbiologic systemic agents or phototherapy, on an individual drug level, for treatment of chronic plaque psoriasis (CPP) and to determine patient and disease characteristics that modify outcomes of interest.

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