Posts Tagged ‘Pigmenter la peau avec des injections de Afamelanotide (Melanotan) (Scenesse)’

Combination Treatment to Repigment Vitiligo

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Dr Christophe HSU – dermatologist. Geneva, Switzerland Medical Repigmentation treatments consist of: medical: topical (tacrolimus, pimecrolimus, topical corticosteroids…(calcipotriène, pseudocatalase, piperine)), systemic (pulse steroids…) -UV (Ultraviolet)-based therapy: Narrow Band UVB (NBUVB) is the mainstay of treatment. PUVA (Psoralen + UVA is also used but is more complicated (and less effective). Let us consider the following combination […]

Pigmenting the skin with injections of Afamelanotide (Melanotan) (Scenesse)

Monday, February 20th, 2012

Indications: Photodermatoses Could be used as a “lifetstyle” drug to darken (tan) the skin. Afamelanotide (Melanotan) (Scenesse): induces melanin deposition (Alpha MSH (Melanocyte Stimulating Hormone) analogue) is given subcutaneously in two injections of 20mg 60 days apart. Its effect is independent from UV (Ultraviolet) light exposure or dosage It increases tolerance to artificial light Contributors: […]

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