This medication is a photosensitizing agent, prescribed for actinic keratoses of the face or scalp. It is used along with a special light (blue light) by the way it slows the growth of skin cells.
Contraindicated in patients with cutaneous photosensitivity, porphyria, and hypersensitivity.
Topical- As 20% Solution- One application of the topical solution and one dose of illumination per treatment site per 8-week treatment session.
It comes as a special applicator to be made into a solution and applied to the affected skin area by a doctor.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with sensitivity to light, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• Local : Stinging and/or burning, itching, redness and swelling.
Avoid contact with eyes.
Store it at room temperature (20Â°- 25Â°C).
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