Active ingredients: aminolevulinic acid
What it is used for
Treatment of thin or non-hyperkeratotic and non-pigmented actinic keratoses on the face and scalp when other registered therapies are unacceptable. Primary treatment of superficial and/or nodular basal cell carcinoma where surgery is considered inappropriate. Treatment of biopsy-proven squamous cell carcinoma in situ (Bowen's disease), where surgery is considered inappropriate.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Topical. This medicine is applied directly to the surface of the skin.
- Store below 8 degrees Celsius (refrigerate)
- Shelf lifetime is 15 Months.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Cream to pale brown cream
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient aminolevulinic acid
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.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems