This medicine is used in the treatment of psoriasis (skin disease characterized by marked redness and itchy patches), and idiopathic vitiligo (skin condition characterized by white patches or loss of pigment from areas of skin).
When not to use Methoxsalen
This medicine should not be used in patients with diseases associated with light sensitivity, hypertension (high blood pressure), and heart, liver or kidney failure.
Common side effects of Methoxsalen
Patients using this medication may at times experience edema (collection of body fluid in tissues and cavities), hypotension (low blood pressure), vertigo (loss of balance), nervousness, and depression. If you experience any of these symptoms for a long period of time, consult your doctor immediately.