Keto acids that are derivatives of 4-oxopentanoic acids (levulinic acid).
|Drug||Drug Name||Drug Indication|
|DB00855||Aminolevulinic acid||Aminolevulinic acid plus blue light illumination using a blue light photodynamic therapy illuminator is indicated for the treatment of minimally to moderately thick actinic keratoses of the face or scalp.|
|DB00992||Methyl aminolevulinate||For topical use, in combination with 570 to 670 nm wavelength red light illumination, in the treatment of non-hyperkeratotic actinic keratoses of the face and scalp in immunocompetent patients when used in conjunction with lesion preparation (debridement using a sharp dermal curette).|
|DB06261||Hexaminolevulinate||Hexaminolevulinate is indicated for use in the cystoscopic detection of non-muscle invasive papillary cancer of the bladder among patients suspected or known to have lesion(s) on the basis of a prior cystoscopy.|