Melanocyl (Oxsoralen)0.75% Oint


Each Melanocyl contains .75% Methoxsalen 25 grams cream. Treatment of vitiligo in combination with light therapy to treat damaged skin.

Active Ingrediant: Methoxsalen
Generic Name: Melanocyl
Manufacturer: Franco Indian
Strength: 0.75% Oint
Dosage Type: Oint
Packaging Type: Tube in Box
Contains: 25 Gms

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Medication Safety Issues

Sound-alike/look-alike issues:

Methoxsalen soft gelatin capsules (Oxsoralen-Ultra) may be confused with methoxsalen hard gelatin capsules (8-MOP); bioavailability and photosensitization onset differ between the two products.

Generic Available (US)

May be product dependent


Capsules: Store at 25°C (77°F).
Injection: Store between 15°C and 30°C (59°F to 86°F).

Adverse Reactions

1% to 10%:

Dermatologic: Pruritus (10%)
Gastrointestinal: Nausea (10%)
Frequency not defined:
Cardiovascular: Edema, hypotension (due to photopheresis)
Central nervous system: Depression, dizziness, headache, insomnia, malaise, nervousness, vertigo

Dermatologic: Bulla, burning sensation of skin, dermatological disease (premature aging), ephelis, erythema, exfoliation of skin, folliculitis, hypopigmentation, miliaria, skin blister (painful), skin neoplasm, skin rash, skin tenderness, skin vesicle, urticaria

Infection: Infection (due to vascular access for photopheresis)
Ophthalmic: Cataract