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Dihematoporphyrin Ether (Porfimer Sodium)

The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States.
Also Known As:
Porfimer Sodium; Photofrin; Dihematoporphyrin Ester; Photofrin II; Ether, Dihematoporphyrin; DHP Ether; Porfimer; 21H,23H-Porphine-2,18-dipropanoic acid, 7-(1-(1-(8,12-bis(2-carboxyethyl)-17-(1-hydroxyethyl)-3,7,13,18-tetramethyl-21H,23H-porphin-2-yl)ethoxy)ethyl)-12-(1-hydroxyethyl)-3,8,13,17-tetramethyl-
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1. Korbelik, Mladen: 14 articles (09/2013 - 09/2002)
2. Busch, Theresa M: 12 articles (12/2012 - 12/2002)
3. Cecic, Ivana: 9 articles (10/2008 - 09/2002)
4. Glatstein, Eli: 9 articles (09/2007 - 12/2002)
5. Wolfsen, Herbert C: 8 articles (01/2010 - 02/2002)
6. Kiesslich, Tobias: 6 articles (11/2015 - 06/2007)
7. Berr, Frieder: 6 articles (11/2015 - 05/2004)
8. Wang, Hsing-Wen: 6 articles (12/2009 - 10/2004)
9. Wilson, Brian C: 6 articles (12/2008 - 01/2003)
10. Hahn, Stephen M: 6 articles (09/2006 - 04/2003)

Related Diseases

1. Neoplasms (Cancer)
2. Squamous Cell Carcinoma (Epidermoid Carcinoma)
3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis)
4. Lung Neoplasms (Lung Cancer)
5. Glioma (Gliomas)

Related Drugs and Biologics

1. 1-phenyl-3,3-dimethyltriazene (PDT)
2. Dihematoporphyrin Ether (Porfimer Sodium)
3. Photosensitizing Agents (Photosensitizers)
4. Hematoporphyrin Derivative
5. temoporfin
6. Talaporfin (talaporfin sodium)
7. Porphyrins
8. Micelles
9. LDL-Receptor Related Protein 1 (LDL-Receptor Related Protein)
10. Poloxamer (Poloxamer 407)

Related Therapies and Procedures

1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
2. Lasers (Laser)
3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
4. Dye Lasers
5. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)