Melanocyl (Oxsoralen)1%Soln

Melanocyl (Oxsoralen)1%Soln


Each Melanocyl contains .1 Methoxsalen 50 ml. Used in treatment of vitiligo in combination with light therapy to treat damaged skin.

ATC Classification: D05BA02
Active Ingrediant: Methoxsalen
Generic Name: Melanocyl
Manufacturer: Franco Indian
Strength: 1%Soln
Dosage Type: Solution
Packaging Type: Bottle
Contains: 25 ML



Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike 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).


Adverse Reactions

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)

Ophthalmic: Cataract


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