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Dsorolen is a photosensitizer (psoralen derivative), used for vitiligo along with ultraviolet light. 

Drug information on Dsorolen (Trioxsalen) from DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


DWD Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Trioxsalen
10 ml
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Medical Condition(s) for which Dsorolen may be prescribed

Side effects of Dsorolen

•  Most Common: Itching, irritation and nausea.

•  Skin: Blistering, redness, rash and swelling.

•  Central Nervous System: Dizziness, headache, depression, nervousness and trouble in speaking.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

PO- Adults and children 12 years of age and over— The recommended dose is 20 to 40 mg, two to four hours before ultraviolet light A (UVA) exposure.

How to use Dsorolen?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food or milk.

When is Dsorolen not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with porphyria (reddish-purple color urine), acute autoimmune disease or white patches and in children less than 12 years.

Warnings and Precautions for Dsorolen

• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of allergy to sunlight, auto immune disease, vision problems, heart, kidney or liver disease, infection, stomach problem, skin cancer, any allergy, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• Avoid exposure to sunlight.

• Take proper diet as directed by your physician; otherwise it may increase your skin sensitivity.


Other Precautions for Dsorolen

Proper dressing needed for the affected area before and after the treatment.

Storage Conditions for Dsorolen

Store it at room temperature (150 to 300 C) away from heat and light.

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