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Chemical Photosensitizing Agents

Name Photosensitizing Agents
Equivalent Terms Agents, Photosensitizing | Effect, Photosensitizing | Effects, Photosensitizing | Photosensitizers | Photosensitizing Effect | Photosensitizing Effects
Definition Drugs that are pharmacologically inactive but when exposed to ultraviolet radiation or sunlight are converted to their active metabolite to produce a beneficial reaction affecting the diseased tissue. These compounds can be administered topically or systemically and have been used therapeutically to treat psoriasis and various types of neoplasms.
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MeSH® ID D017319
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