Xanthotoxin

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What Are The Uses Of Xanthotoxin?

It is used to treat Psoriasis, eczema and exposure of skin to UVA light from lamps and sunlight. By changing the way skin cell absorbs U.V light, Methoxsalen reduces the severity of the disease. 

What Are The Side Effects Of Xanthotoxin?

  • Overdosage of this drug is fatal.
  • Long term PUVA therapy is associated with high rates of skin cancer. 
  • In cases of liver problem and high BP, the chances are more for an irreparable damage to skin and liver. 
  • Other side effects observed, besides nausea are dizziness, sleep deprivation, headaches and rarely mood changes.
  • In cases of liver problem and high BP, the chances are more for an irreparable damage to skin and liver.
  • Development of cataract has also been observed.

What Are The Contraindications Of Xanthotoxin?

Strict restrictions on the use of this are suggested in:

  • Pregnant women
  • Sensitivity towards light, cataracts, liver and heart disease
  • Breastfeeding mothers

What Are The Uses Of Xanthotoxin?

It is used to treat Psoriasis, eczema and exposure of skin to UVA light from lamps and sunlight. By changing the way skin cell absorbs U.V light, Methoxsalen reduces the severity of the disease. 

What Are The Side Effects Of Xanthotoxin?

  • Overdosage of this drug is fatal.
  • Long term PUVA therapy is associated with high rates of skin cancer. 
  • In cases of liver problem and high BP, the chances are more for an irreparable damage to skin and liver. 
  • Other side effects observed, besides nausea are dizziness, sleep deprivation, headaches and rarely mood changes.
  • In cases of liver problem and high BP, the chances are more for an irreparable damage to skin and liver.
  • Development of cataract has also been observed.

What Are The Contraindications Of Xanthotoxin?

Strict restrictions on the use of this are suggested in:

  • Pregnant women
  • Sensitivity towards light, cataracts, liver and heart disease
  • Breastfeeding mothers