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Photofrin Dosage

Generic name: PORFIMER SODIUM 75mg in 31.8mL
Dosage form: injection, powder, for solution

Medically reviewed on August 20, 2018.

2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION PHOTOFRIN (2.1)• PHOTOFRIN administration: 2 mg/kg intravenousPhotoactivation (2.2)Esophageal Cancer• Laser light dose of 300 J/cm of fiber optic diffuser length 40–50 hours following injection with PHOTOFRIN; repeated, if needed, 96-120 hours after initial injectionEndobronchial Cancer• Laser light dose of 200 J/cm of fiber optic diffuser length 40–50 hours following injection with PHOTOFRIN; repeated, if needed, after gentle debridement of residual tumor 96-120 hours after initial injectionHigh-Grade Dysplasia in Barrett’s Esophagus• Laser light dose of 130 J/cm of fiber optic diffuser length 40–50 hours following injection with PHOTOFRIN; repeated, if needed, with a light dose of 50 J/cm of fiber optic diffuser length 96-120 hours after initial injection

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