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Metvixia Approval History

  • FDA approved: Yes (First approved July 27th, 2004)
  • Brand name: Metvixia
  • Generic name: methyl aminolevulinate hydrochloride
  • Company: PhotoCure ASA
  • Treatment for: Keratosis

Metvixia (methyl aminolevulinate hydrochloride) is a porphyrin precursor used in combination with the Aktilite CL128 lamp for treatment of actinic keratoses.

FDA Approval History for Metvixia

DateArticle
Jun 27, 2008Approval Photocure Receives FDA Approval for Metvixia/Aktilite Photodynamic Therapy
Jul 27, 2004Approval FDA Approves Metvixia for Actinic Keratosis
Jun 17, 2004U.S. New Drug Application Approval Expected for Metvix

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