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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 ...

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

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

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7661580

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

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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.

reference.medscape.com/drug/photofrin-porfimer-342226

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

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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 ...

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

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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 ...