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Oxsoralen Side Effects

Generic name: methoxsalen topical

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 10, 2022.

Note: This document contains side effect information about methoxsalen topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name Oxsoralen.

Applies to methoxsalen topical: topical lotion, topical solution

General

Systemic adverse reactions have not been reported with methoxsalen topical (the active ingredient contained in Oxsoralen) [Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects have included mild to severe burns and blistering of the skin. The most common adverse reaction is severe burns of the treated area from overexposure to UVA, including sunlight.[Ref]

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References

1. "Product Information. Oxsoralen Lotion (methoxsalen topical)." ICN Pharmaceuticals, Costa Mesa, CA.

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