This database contains suggested safety information about the interaction of specific drugs in patients with Porphyria.
You can search this database by the drug class, drug type, generic name, brand name, or by suggested safety status. If you are unsure of a drug's correct spelling, try entering the first letters of the drug's brand name or generic name. For example, if you are searching for Motrin, try entering "mo" into the brand name field.
The Safe/Unsafe Drug Database can be printed in alphabetical order by
A drug class is a set of medications and other compounds that have similar chemical structures,
the same mechanism of action (i.e., bind to the same biological target), a related mode of action, and/or are used to treat the same disease.
Generic name drugs are copies of brand name drugs that have exactly the same dosage, intended use, effects, side effects,
route of administration, risks, safety, and strength as the original drug.
This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical help or advice, but is to be used only as a reference. Consult your physician regarding any health issue(s) or questions you may have.