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Photosensitizing Agent Definition
Drugs that are pharmacologically inactive but when exposed to ultraviolet radiation or sunlight are converted to their active metabolite to produce a beneficial reaction affecting the diseased tissue. These compounds can be administered topically or systemically and have been used therapeutically to treat psoriasis and various types of neoplasms.
Photosensitizing Agent Synonyms
Photosensitizing Agent, Photosensitizer, Photosensitizers, photosensitizer
Terms in Photosensitizing Agent categoryAminolevulinic AcidAminolevulinic Acid HydrochlorideChloroaluminum PhthalocyanineHPPHHexyl 5-AminolevulinateMethyl-5-AminolevulinateMethyl AminolevulinateMethyl Aminolevulinate HydrochloridePalladium-Bacteriochlorophyll Derivative WST11PorfimerPorfimer SodiumRhodacyanineSilicon Phthalocyanine 4Taporfin SodiumTemoporfinTin Ethyl EtiopurpurinVerteporfin C Isomer Verteporfin D Isomer
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