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Methoxsalen Rapid Medication
Hi Dr I have vitiligo since 2 year. My Dr suggest me methoxsalen with sunlight can I take ginkgo biloba instead of this.
DO NOT SUBSTITUTE a HERBAL remedy for a Prescribed Medication by your Health Care Professional!
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No: It is easy to burn with topical methoxaslen and it is better to use narrow band uvb or excimer laser alone. ...Read more
About to start using methoxsalen (should i?) for vitiligo, what can I do about nausea, it's intolerable.
Call the doctor: Call the prescribing doctor and inform them of this side effect. They might consider changing the dosing or schedule, adding an anti-nausea medication or switching completely. Call the doc! ...Read more
Stop methoxaslen: It is difficult to work with liquid without experiencing burns. Use prescition strength steroid cream to decrease inflammation and if tolerated a peeling cream such as urea or retin a (tretinoin) can help lighten darkened areas. Excimer laser is safer for treating vitiligo-see ramed. Com. ...Read more
Sucralfate: I recommend using sucralfate. There is a company, avene, that has this in an cream type form called "cicalfate". Speeds healing very nicely. ...Read more
Hi doc I have vitiligo. My dr suggest me methoxsalen tablets with sunlight. Is this good treatment for vitiligo.
I am taking betamethsone and methoxsalen tablets to cure vitiligo. When the white spot vanishes, skin becomes dark from that area. Reason? How to cure it?
Hi Dr I have vitiligo. My Dr sugg me methoxsalen tab it cause me some itching on my hands n feet plz tell me what can I do?
See below: It's not possible to give specific advice on the basis of such limited information. The following websites should be helpful: http://bit. Ly/2aZkxzz and http://bit. Ly/2aZqQTy For more specific advice consider an online consultation with a Health Tap Concierge Dermatologist. ...Read more
Can I take GLUTATHIONE skin whitening pills with other medicines? I am using betamethasone & methoxsalen.
Not sure about less?: If you are taking drugs for a chronic condition like heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, then this a difficult question. If you are concerned about how many pills you are taking in a day, maybe combinations or long acting drugs can reduce the number. Either way, this is to be discussed with your physician since these alternatives are not for everyone. Good luck. ...Read more
Otc: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) can help with both pain relief and in reducing inflammation. Examples are ibuprofen (like Advil, Nuprin or Motrin), Naproxen sodium (like Aleve, (naproxen) Naprosyn, Anaprox) or Asprin (such as Bayer, Ecotrin, Ascriptin). Avoid NSAID's if pregnant or allergic to them. In that situation can consider acetaminophen. ...Read more
Dose??: If you mean is the dose too high we must narrow it down to what type of medication. All medications have side effects- many of which are associated with excessive dosing. Speak to your primary physician or pharmacist about the specific medication. ...Read more