Haematoporphyrin

(BAN, rINN)
Haematoporphyrin Chemical formula

💊 Chemical information

Hematoporfirina.
Chemical formula: C34H38N4O6 = 598.7.
CAS — 14459-29-1.

💊 Profile

Haematoporphyrin is a red pigment, free from iron, obtained from haematin. It is an ingredient of preparations promoted as tonics, particularly for the elderly, and has been used in the treatment of depression. Derivatives of haematoporphyrin are used as photosensitisers in the photodynamic therapy of malignant neoplasms.

💊 Preparations

Proprietary Preparations

Multi-ingredient: Austria: KH3; Chile: Actebral; KH3-Vit†; KH3†; Ger.: KH3†; Revicain comp plus†; Hong Kong: KH3; Ital.: Porfirin 12; Tonogen; Vit-Porphyrin†; NZ: KH3; Thai.: KH3.
Published May 08, 2019.