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Methoxsalen

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:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

D05AD02,D05BA02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000298-81-7

Chemical Formula

C12-H8-O4

Molecular Weight

216

Therapeutic Categories

Melanizing agent

Photosensitizing agent

Chemical Name

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

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Methoxsalen (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Méthoxsalène (OS: DCF)
  • 8-MOP (IS)
  • 9-Methoxypsoralen (IS)
  • Ammoidin (IS)
  • Xanthotoxin (IS)
  • Methoxsalen (PH: JP XVI, USP 38)

Brand Names

  • 8-MOP
    Valeant, United States
  • Ammoidin
    Sami, Pakistan
  • Delsoralen
    Darya-Varia, Indonesia
  • Dermox
    Mex-América, Mexico
  • Geroxalen
    Liba, Turkey
  • Meladerm
    Inga, India
  • Meladinina
    Chinoin, Costa Rica; Chinoin, Dominican Republic; Chinoin, Guatemala; Chinoin, Nicaragua; Chinoin, Panama; Chinoin, El Salvador
  • Meladinine
    CLS, China; CLS Pharma, Thailand; Galderma, Germany
  • Méladinine
    CLS Pharma, Tunisia; DB, France
  • Méladinine 0.1%
    DB, France
  • Meladinine 0.3%
    LENIS, Slovenia
  • MELADININE 0.75%
    LENIS, Slovenia
  • Méladinine 0.75%
    DB, France
  • Melanocyl
    Franco-Indian, India
  • Melaoline
    Sanolabor, Slovenia
  • Mopsalem
    Laboratorios Siegfried, Colombia
  • Mopsoralen
    Kela, Belgium
  • Octamop
    Palsons, India
  • Oksoralen
    Kemofarmacija, Slovenia
  • Oxsoralen
    A. Menarini, Hong Kong; G.L., Hungary; G.L. Pharma, Austria; G.L. Pharma, Poland; Galderma, Spain; Gerot, Slovakia; Gerot-Lannach Pharma, Czech Republic; ICN, Oman; Investi, Argentina; Laboratorios Raffo, Chile; Taisho Seiyaku, Japan; Valeant, United States; Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Canada
  • Oxsoralen 0.3%
    Taisho Seiyaku, Japan
  • Oxsoralen 1%
    Taisho Seiyaku, Japan
  • Oxsoralene
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Lebanon
  • Oxsoralen-Ultra
    Valeant, United States
  • Sorialen
    Swiss Pharm, Taiwan
  • Uvadex
    Johnson & Johnson, Portugal; Therakos, Germany; Therakos, Israel; Therakos, Netherlands; Therakos, Poland; Therakos, United States; Therakos Europe, France
  • Vitpso
    Orva, Turkey

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

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

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