What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Methoxsalen Lotion to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Only When Necessary: PHOTOCARCINOGENIC IN MOUSE STUDIES;LONG TERM EFFECT UNKNOWN

If you are NURSING

  • Absolute Contraindication: DISCONT BREASTFEED DURING TREATMENT & FOR AT LEAST 24 HRS AFTER COMPLETION

If you are an adult over 60

Giving Methoxsalen Lotion to a child under 12

  • Severe Precaution: Safety and efficacy not established in children. Potential risks of carcinogenicity and cataract development with long term use.

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