Side effect(s) of Psoralen (PUVA)

Review the side-effects of Psoralen (PUVA) as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.
Nausea, sleeplessness, depression, nervousness, itching, redness, swelling, dizziness, headache, pimples, severe skin pain, pigmentation alteration of skin or nails and nail disorders.

Other Precautions :

Regularly examine patients for signs of malignant skin lesions.

Drug Name : Psoralen (PUVA)

Psoralen (PUVA)(Oxsoralen-Ultra) generic is also called as PUVA, a natural product, prescribed for eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo and mycosis fungoides.

Trade Names for Psoralen (PUVA)

International :

Oxsoralen-Ultra, Uvadex, 8-MOP