Medication Safety Issues
Methoxsalen soft gelatin capsules (Oxsoralen-Ultra) may be confused with methoxsalen hard gelatin capsules (8-MOP); bioavailability and photosensitization onset differ between the two products.
Generic Available (US)
May be product dependent
Capsules: Store at 25°C (77°F).
Injection: Store between 15°C and 30°C (59°F to 86°F).
1% to 10%:
Dermatologic: Pruritus (10%)
Gastrointestinal: Nausea (10%)
Frequency not defined:
Cardiovascular: Edema, hypotension (due to photopheresis)
Central nervous system: Depression, dizziness, headache, insomnia, malaise, nervousness, vertigo
Dermatologic: Bulla, burning sensation of skin, dermatological disease (premature aging), ephelis, erythema, exfoliation of skin, folliculitis, hypopigmentation, miliaria, skin blister (painful), skin neoplasm, skin rash, skin tenderness, skin vesicle, urticaria
Infection: Infection (due to vascular access for photopheresis)