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Melanin 10Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Albatross Healthcare Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Psoralen
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: July 26, 2019

This medication is often used for the treatment of several skin problems. It is a light-sensitive drug and to absorb long wave ultraviolet rays and give out radiations. Also, it is used in combination with PUVA therapy (ultraviolet light) to treat skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis, vitiligo, different types of atopic dermatitis, and other disorders caused by certain kinds of lymphoma.

The medication can be taken orally or applied on the skin topically. The topical application conducted by making the patient soak in a bath that contains this tablet. Following that UVA light therapy is applied as a part of the treatment. This kind of therapy is not recommended for children and only carried out on adults suffering from severe forms of dermal diseases.

During the treatment, it is necessary to protect eyes and genitals (in men) to prevent cancerous growths. This treatment also bears the risk of causing genital cancers. It is necessary to wear protective goggles during the procedure. The treatment may also aggravate some other allergic skin reactions and worsen the condition of the patient.

This tablet is helpful against the following conditions:

  • Severe Liver Impairment

  • Hypersensitivity

  • Photosensitivity

The medication is known to cause fewer side effects like:

  • Redness Of Skin

  • Blisters On Skin

  • Edema (Swelling)

  • Itching

  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    No interaction found
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Melanin 10Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    It is advised to take the missed dose as soon as you remember.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Doctor consultation is recommended if overdose is suspected.

This medication, an amalgamation of psoralens and UVA 320-400 nm prevents the multiplication of various types of cells. Studies show that the prevention of the proliferation of S-180 cells occurred owing to the concentration of psoralen and UVA light.

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