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Methoxsalen and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food/lifestyle interaction with methoxsalen:


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Moderate Food Interaction

Methoxsalen should be administered with food or milk. This may make it easier for your body to tolerate the medication. Avoid eating or coming in contact with limes, figs, parsley, parsnips, rue (Ruta graveolens), mustard, carrots and celery. This can increase the risk of photosensitivity and cause your skin to burn more easily. Avoid prolonged exposure to sunlight, sunlamps, or tanning beds. Methoxsalen make your skin more sensitive to sunlight, and a sunburn may result. Wear protective clothing and use a sunscreen if you must be in the sun. Call your doctor if you have severe burning, redness, itching, rash, or swelling after being in the sun.

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Methoxsalen drug interactions

There are 133 drug interactions with methoxsalen

Methoxsalen disease interactions

There are 7 disease interactions with methoxsalen which include:

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

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