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Drug information on Unisorlen (Trioxsalen) from Ikon Remedies Pvt. Ltd.


Ikon Remedies Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Trioxsalen
Dhanalakshmi Chinnuswamy
Further Checked by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
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Medical Condition(s) for which Unisorlen may be prescribed

Side effects of Unisorlen

  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 Unisorlen?

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

When is Unisorlen 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 Unisorlen

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 Unisorlen

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

Storage Conditions for Unisorlen

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

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