Buy Generic Uvadex
Also known as: Oxsoralen-Ultra, Uvadex, Oxsoralen, 8-mop, Deltasoralen, Meladinine
Active ingredient: Methoxsalen
Product Code: PR10712
What is this drug
Generic Uvadex is a prescription drug which is used to treat various skin conditions that can be caused by various medical conditions. These include vitiligo, psoriasis, eczema and certain cutaneous lymphomas. The treatment will also include exposing the skin to UVA light from sunlight or sun lamps. Its generic name is methoxsalen and it is also marketed as Meladinine and Oxsoralen.
Classification and Mechanism of Action
Generic Uvadex belongs to a class of naturally occurring molecules called furanocoumarins. This drug is extracted from Ammi majus, a plant from the Apiaceae family. Use of this medication makes the skin more susceptible to the effects of the UVA light which makes it a suitable treatment for a number of skin conditions that can be naturally treated with UV light.
Looking after your drug
Store your Generic Uvadex in a dark, dry and cool place away from children's reach. If your medication expires, you should throw it away and order new batch of Generic Uvadex online at a reputable pharmacy.
How to take the medication
Generic Uvadex should be taken exactly as prescribed. You will be provided with extensive instructions and treatment facts that you need to understand and adhere to when using this medication. If you have any questions, you can always ask a pharmacist or your doctor. This drug is taken with low-fat food or milk before exposure to UVA light as instructed by the doctor. The amount of time that has to pass between taking the drug and getting under the light will depend on the condition that you are being treated for.
Your recommended dosage will depend on the condition that is being treated and on your weight. If you have between 30 and 50 kg, you will be prescribed 20 mg, if you weigh between 51 and 65 kg, you will take 30 mg. 66-80 kg – 40 mg, 81-90 kg – 50 mg; 91-115 – 60 mg and if you weigh over 115 kg you will need to take 70 mg of this drug. Adhere to the dosage that your doctor has prescribed to you.
Seek emergency medical help if you think an overdose has occurred.
If you miss a dose of the medication, take it as soon as you remember. Do not take the missed dose if the next scheduled one is soon. Never take a double dose.
Warnings and Precautions
Generic Uvadex may make you feel dizzy and not able to think straight or react in time. Do not drive or do anything that may be dangerous if you are affected in this way. Do not sunbathe or visit tanning salons at least 24 hours before your next dosage and light therapy. Avoid exposure to sunlight for at least 8 hours after your treatment. If you have to go out in the sun, use SPF 15 at the least. Do not take more of this drug than recommended. You may be told to check your eye. Generic Uvadex may increase the risk of developing skin cancer. If your doctor wants to check your blood and organ function, make those appointments.
Possible Side Effects
Mild side effects may include: redness of the skin that is mild and temporary, mild itching, nervousness, insomnia and nausea. Severe side effects may include: severe allergic and skin reactions, changes in appearance of moles, depression, new growth on skin, severe dizziness, unusual blistering or swelling of skin.
Treating skin conditions
Generic Uvadex is part of a treatment that will be prescribed for treating certain serious types of different skin conditions. The generic methoxsalen makes your skin more sensitive to UV light which helps clear out certain conditions when light treatments are used.
When the drug should not be used
Do not use Generic Uvadex if you are allergic to methoxsalen, if you have history of conditions that are light-sensitive, if you have aphakia, history of melanoma or if your skin is particularly sensitive to light or sun.
How long should you take the drug
You should use Generic Uvadex for the whole duration of your treatment.