In the US, Methoxsalen (methoxsalen systemic) is a member of the drug class psoralens and is used to treat Cutaneous T-cell Lymphoma and Psoriasis.

US matches:



ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Categories

Melanizing agent

Photosensitizing agent

Chemical Name

7H-Furo[3,2-g][1]benzopyran-7-one, 9-methoxy-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Methoxsalen (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Méthoxsalène (OS: DCF)
  • 8-MOP (IS)
  • 9-Methoxypsoralen (IS)
  • Ammoidin (IS)
  • Xanthotoxin (IS)
  • Methoxsalen (PH: JP XV, USP 34)

Brand Names

  • 8-MOP
    Valeant, United States
  • Ammoidin
    Sami, Pakistan
  • Delsoralen
    Darya-Varia, Indonesia
  • Deltasoralen
    Delta, Ireland
  • Dermox
    Mex-América, Mexico
  • Geroxalen
    Liba, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Netherlands
  • Meladerm
    Inga, India
  • Meladinina
    Chinoin, Costa Rica; Chinoin, Dominican Republic; Chinoin, Guatemala; Chinoin, Mexico; Chinoin, Nicaragua; Chinoin, Panama; Chinoin, El Salvador
  • Meladinine
    CLS, China; Galderma, Germany; Memphis Chemical Company, Ethiopia
  • Méladinine
    CLS Pharma, Tunisia; DB, France
  • Meladinne
    CLS Pharma, Thailand
  • Melanocyl
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Melaoline
    Uni-Pharma, Greece
  • Mopsalem
    California, Colombia
  • Mopsoralen
    Kela, Belgium
  • Neo-Meladinine
    Memphis Chemical Company, Ethiopia
  • Oxsoralen
    Galderma, Spain; Gerot, Austria; Gerot, Hungary; Gerot, Poland; Gerot-Lannach, Romania; Gerot-Lannach Pharma, Czech Republic; ICN, Oman; Lannacher, Russian Federation; Raffo, Chile; Surya Dermato Medica, Indonesia; Taisho Yakuhin, Japan; Valeant, Argentina; Valeant, Canada; Valeant, Mexico; Valeant, United States
  • Sorialen
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Uvadex
    Bio-Gen, Turkey; Therakos, Germany; Therakos, United States; Therakos Europe, France
  • Vitpso
    Orva, Turkey

International Drug Name Search


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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