Porphyrins which are combined with a metal ion. The metal is bound equally to all four nitrogen atoms of the pyrrole rings. They possess characteristic absorption spectra which can be utilized for identification or quantitative estimation of porphyrins and porphyrin-bound compounds.
DrugDrug NameDrug Indication
DB01853Bacteriochlorophyll ANot Available
DB02133Chlorophyll ANot Available
DB02832SirohemeNot Available
DB03317Heme CNot Available
DB03404HeminUsed in the management of porphyria attacks, particularly in acute intermittent porphyria.
DB03469Heme DNot Available
DB04506Chlorophyll BNot Available
DB04803VerdohemeNot Available
DB13387HematinNot Available
DB152432-(1-hexyloxyethyl)-2-devinylpyropheophorbide aNot Available