Active ingredients: methoxsalen
What it is used for
UVADEX (methoxsalen) is indicated for extracorporeal administration with the THERAKOS CELLEX Photopheresis System for the: treatment of steroid-refractory and steroid-intolerant chronic graft versus host disease (cGVHD) in adults following allogeneic HSC transplantation. palliative treatment of the skin manifestations of cutaneous T-cell lymphoma (CTCL) that is unresponsive to other forms of treatment.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Extracorporeal circulation - via photopheresis.
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- Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.
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Clear, colourless to pale yellow liquid
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on February 1, 2021. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient methoxsalen
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
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Reporting side effects
This medicine is under additional monitoring as it is new or being used in a different way. You can help identify new safety information by reporting any side effects you may get.