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Aminolevulinic acid

Ameluz, Gleolan, Levulan, Gliolan (aminolevulinic acid) is a small molecule pharmaceutical. Aminolevulinic acid was first approved as Ameluz on 1999-12-03. It is used to treat actinic keratosis in the USA. It has been approved in Europe to treat actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, and glioma. Levulan kerastick’s patent is valid until 2038-01-12 (FDA).


Trade Name


Ameluz, Gliolan

Common Name


aminolevulinic acid






actinic keratosis, basal cell carcinoma, glioma

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Aminolevulinic acid structure rendering