Phototoxic and Photoallergic Reactions

  • Ian R. White

Abstract

Phototoxic and photoallergic reactions may be induced by the topical application of a compound followed by irradiation — phototoxic and photoallergic contact reactions. Alternatively, reactions may be induced after the systemic absorption of a compound followed by irradiation. Most of these latter reactions are probably phototoxic in nature, there being scanty evidence for photoallergy.

Keywords

Coumarin Naproxen Quinidine Quinine Piroxicam 

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