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1 result for Name/Synonym equals PORFIMER SODIUM 
Drug Name: Porfimer sodium [USAN:INN:BAN] View Structure
Description: The purified component of HEMATOPORPHYRIN DERIVATIVE, it consists of a mixture of oligomeric porphyrins. It is used in photodynamic therapy (HEMATOPORPHYRIN PHOTORADIATION); to treat malignant lesions with visible light and experimentally as an antiviral agent. It is the first drug to be approved in the use of PHOTODYNAMIC THERAPY in the United States. 

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