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Porfimer sodium

Porfimer sodium
Systematic (IUPAC) name
CAS number 97067-70-4
87806-31-3 (porfimer sodium)
ATC code L01XD01
PubChem 57166
DrugBank APRD00078
Chemical data
Formula C68H74N8O11 (for n=0) 
Mol. mass 1179.36 g/mol (for n=0)
Pharmacokinetic data
Bioavailability NA
Protein binding ~90%
Metabolism  ?
Half life 21.5 days (mean)
Excretion Fecal
Therapeutic considerations
Licence data


Pregnancy cat.


Legal status


Routes Intravenous

Porfimer is a sensitizer used in photodynamic therapy and radiation therapy.

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