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Methoxsalen (Oxsoralen) Summary

Description: A naturally occurring furocoumarin compound found in several species of plants, including Psoralea corylifolia. It is a photoactive substance that forms DNA ADDUCTS in the presence of ultraviolet A irradiation.

Also Known As: Oxsoralen; 8 MOP; Xanthotoxin; 8-MOP; Boehringer Ingelheim Brand of Methoxsalen Show All >>

Networked: 724 relevant articles (59 outcomes, 72 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Methoxsalen is Relevant

  1. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris) : 24 outcomes 21 studies in 236 results
  2. Cutaneous T-Cell Lymphoma (Lymphoma, T Cell, Cutaneous) : 8 outcomes 2 studies in 22 results
  3. Skin Diseases : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 41 results
  4. Mycosis Fungoides : 3 outcomes 1 study in 18 results
  5. Erythema : 2 outcomes 6 studies in 54 results
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Drugs Related to Methoxsalen

  1. Methoxsalen (Oxsoralen)
  2. Ficusin (Psoralen)
  3. 5-methoxypsoralen (bergapten)
  4. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)
  5. Psoralens
  6. Anthralin (Dithranol)
  7. Polymethyl Methacrylate (Sol)
  8. Retinoids
  9. 4-Aminobenzoic Acid (4 Aminobenzoic Acid)
  10. Etretinate
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Therapies Related to Methoxsalen

  1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  3. PUVA Therapy
  4. Organ Transplantation
  5. Photopheresis
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