Porfimer sodium, sold as Photofrin, is a photosensitizer used in photodynamic
therapy and radiation therapy and for palliative treatment of obstructing ...
May 19, 2011 ... PHOTOFRIN (porfimer sodium) for Injection is a photosensitizing agent used in
the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors and of high-grade ...
Easy to read patient leaflet for porfimer. Includes indications, proper use, special
instructions, precautions, and possible side effects.
Porfimer belongs to the group of medicines known as antineoplastics. It is used,
together with a special laser light, to treat cancer of the esophagus (the part of ...
Official site from Axcan Pharma. Includes patient and professional information.
Lasers Surg Med. 2006 Jun;38(5):417-26. A dose ranging study of photodynamic
therapy with porfimer sodium (Photofrin) for treatment of basal cell carcinoma.
PHOTOFRIN® (porfimer sodium) for Injection is a photosensitizing agent used in
the photodynamic therapy (PDT) of tumors and of high-grade dysplasia (HGD) ...
Jun 13, 2005 ... Identification. Name, Porfimer. Accession Number, DB00707 (APRD00078). Type
, Small Molecule. Groups, Approved, Investigational.
Medscape - Indication-specific dosing for Photofrin (porfimer), frequency-based
adverse effects, comprehensive interactions, contraindications, pregnancy ...
Porfimer sodium (Photofrin II) is a photosensitizer which distributes selectively to
tumor tissues, and causes tumor cell death by combination with light irradiation.