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8-MOP: Oral capsule

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Oxsoralen 10mg Ultra Cap
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: ICN 650 
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8-MOP 10mg Cap
Valeant Pharmaceuticals
Pill Identification: ICN 600 

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METHOXSALEN (me THOK suh luhn) is a skin coloring and light sensitizing agent. This medicine is given before ultraviolet radiation. It is used to treat severe psoriasis and vitiligo. Some forms of this medicine are also used to treat the skin symptoms of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Oxsoralen-Ultra: Oral capsule

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Drugs Related by Class to 8-MOP: Oral capsule
Class Name : Photosensitizing Agents

Related Brand Name Drugs :

Levulan Kerastick: Topical solution  |  Oxsoralen-Ultra: Oral capsule  |  Oxsoralen: Topical lotion  |  UVADEX: Solution for injection
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