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Methyl aminolevulinate

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ATC Code: L01XD03

Side effects

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MedDRA Preferred Term Side effect Data for drug Placebo Labels
1 2 3 4
Skin burning sensation Skin burning sensation 14.8% - 50% x x x
Discomfort Discomfort 0% - 86.5% x x x x
Pain Pain postmarketing, 0% - 86.5% x x x x
Stinging x x
Erythema Erythema postmarketing, 0% - 63.5% x x x x
Skin warm 0% - 3.97% x
Pain of skin Pain of skin 9.84% - 20.8% x x
Stinging skin 3.28% - 19.2% x x
Scab Scab postmarketing, 0% - 28.6% x x x x
Skin haemorrhage Skin bleeding 3.28% - 8.46% x x x
Skin haemorrhage 0% - 1.59% x
Pruritus Pruritus 0% - 22.2% x x x x
Blister Blister 0% - 28.6% x x x x
Dermatitis bullous Blister 0% - 28.6% x x x x
Skin exfoliation Skin exfoliation 0% - 13.5% x x x
Localized exfoliation x
Skin ulcer Skin ulcer 0% - 5.38% x x
Skin infection Skin infection 1.64% - 2.31% x x
Oedema Oedema postmarketing, 1.64% - 15.4% x x x x
Eyelid oedema Eyelid oedema 0% - 18.3% x
Swelling of eyelid postmarketing x
Skin warm Skin warm 0% - 3.97% x
Squamous cell carcinoma Squamous cell carcinoma postmarketing x
Eczema Eczema postmarketing x x
Eye disorder Eye disorder postmarketing x
Hypersensitivity Hypersensitivity postmarketing x
Keratitis Keratitis postmarketing x
Swelling Swelling postmarketing x x
Urticaria Urticaria postmarketing x x
Vitreous detachment Vitreous detachment postmarketing x
Dermatitis contact Allergic contact dermatitis postmarketing x x
Rash pustular Pustule postmarketing x
Macular oedema Macular oedema postmarketing x
Basal cell carcinoma Basal cell carcinoma x x
Infection Infection x
Dizziness Dizziness x
Dermatitis Rash x
Rash Rash x
Asthenia Fatigue x
Fatigue Fatigue x
Headache Headache x x
Nausea Nausea x
Ulcer Ulcer x
Burning sensation Burning sensation x x x
Eye pain Eye pain x
Photosensitivity reaction Photosensitivity reaction x
Phototoxicity x x x x
Skin hyperpigmentation Skin hyperpigmentation postmarketing, 0% - 1.59% x x x x
Paraesthesia Tingling skin x
Eye irritation Eye irritation x
Skin tightness Skin tightness 0% - 1.59% x
Papule Papule x
Face oedema Face oedema x x
Application site eczema Application site eczema x
Application site discharge Application site discharge 0% - 2.38% x
Sensitisation Sensitisation x x x


Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

METVIX / Metvix, Topical cream

Side effects:29

methyl aminolevulinate / Metvixia

Side effects:32

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