Chemical formula: C₇₈H₁₁₁N₂₁O₁₉  Molecular mass: 1,646.845 g/mol  PubChem compound: 16197727

Therapeutic indications

Afamelanotide is indicated for:

Prevention of phototoxicity in erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP)

Population group: only adults (18 - 65 years old)

Afamelanotide is indicated for prevention of phototoxicity in adult patients with erythropoietic protoporphyria (EPP).

For this indication, competent medicine agencies globally authorize below treatments (click for details):


Afamelanotide is contraindicated in the following cases:

Renal impairment

Renal failure

Hepatic impairment

Hepatic insufficiency

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