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Porfimer sodium, sold as Photofrin, is a photosensitizer used in photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy and for palliative treatment of obstructing ...


Nov 28, 2016 ... PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) for Injection is a photosensitizing agent used in the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors and of high-grade ...


elimination of porfimer sodium leading to higher rates of toxicity. Patients with severe renal impairment or mild to severe hepatic. Reference ID: 2924008 ...


Porfimer sodium (Photofrin II) is a photosensitizer which distributes selectively to tumor tissues, and causes tumor cell death by combination with light irradiation.



When absorbed by cancer cells and exposed to light, porfimer sodium becomes active and kills the cancer cells. It is a type of photodynamic therapy agent.


Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Photofrin (porfimer), frequency-based adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy ...


Porfimer makes your body's tissues more sensitive to the effects of light. Porfimer is used together with "photodynamic" laser light therapy to reduce the size of ...


Easy to read patient leaflet for porfimer. Includes indications, proper use, special instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.


Jun 13, 2005 ... Porfimer is a photosensitizing agent used in the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors. Porfimer is indicated for the palliation of patients with ...