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Ficusin (Psoralen) Summary

Description: A naturally occurring furocoumarin, found in PSORALEA. After photoactivation with UV radiation, it binds DNA via single and double-stranded cross-linking.

Also Known As: Psoralen; Psoralene; 7H-Furo(3,2-g)(1)benzopyran-7-one

Networked: 851 relevant articles (105 outcomes, 81 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Ficusin is Relevant

  1. Psoriasis (Pustulosis Palmaris et Plantaris) : 48 outcomes 28 studies in 256 results
  2. Vitiligo : 10 outcomes 9 studies in 98 results
  3. Mycosis Fungoides : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 50 results
  4. Skin Diseases : 5 outcomes 3 studies in 36 results
  5. Eczema : 5 outcomes 2 studies in 11 results
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Drugs Related to Ficusin

  1. Methoxsalen (Oxsoralen)
  2. calcipotriene (calcipotriol)
  3. Acitretin
  4. Cyclosporine (Ciclosporin)
  5. Retinoids
  6. Interferon-alpha (Interferon Alfa)
  7. Tea
  8. Psoralens
  9. Methotrexate (Mexate)
  10. Interferons
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Therapies Related to Ficusin

  1. Photochemotherapy (Photodynamic Therapy)
  2. Phototherapy (Light Therapy)
  3. PUVA Therapy
  4. Oral Administration
  5. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
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