Medical Definition of Methoxsalen

1. A furocoumarin obtained from several different plants, especially psoralea corylifolia. It is used to increase skin pigmentation with sunlight in the treatment of depigmentation conditions such as vitiligo and may cause skin burns and liver damage. Pharmacological action: photosensitizing agents. Chemical name: 7H-Furo(3,2-g)(1)benzopyran-7-one, 9-methoxy- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Methoxsalen

methopterin
methorphan
methorphinan
methoserpidine
methotrexate
methotrexate sodium
methotrexates
methotrimeprazine
methought
methoxamine
methoxamine hydrochloride
methoxatin
methoxetamine
methoxide
methoxides
methoxsalen (current term)
methoxy
methoxy-
methoxyamination
methoxyamine
methoxybenzene
methoxybenzenes
methoxybenzyl
methoxycarbonyl
methoxychlor
methoxychlors
methoxydimethyltryptamines
methoxydine
methoxyeleutherin
methoxyethyl

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