Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®

US Brand Name

  1. Ameluz
  2. Levulan Kerastick


Aminolevulinic acid gel is used in combination with photodynamic therapy (PDT) using the medical device, BF-RhodoLED® for the treatment of mild to moderate actinic keratoses on the face and scalp.

Aminolevulinic acid solution followed by exposure to a certain type of light (blue light using the BLU–U Blue Light Photodynamic Therapy Illuminator) is used to treat minimally to moderately thick actinic keratoses of the face, scalp, or arms.

This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a health care provider.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Gel/Jelly
  • Solution