Allergic contact dermatitis to doxepin
S D Shenoi
Department of Skin & STD, Kasthurba Medical College & Hospital, Manipal 576 119
|How to cite this article:
Reddy G, Shenoi S D, Pai B S, Sandra A, Deepak S. Allergic contact dermatitis to doxepin. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1999;65:277-278
Doxepin, an oral antidepressant is being used as an antipruitic topically. It is known to cause allergic contact dermatitis. We describe two patients with chronic dermatitis who showed 2 + reaction to doxepin on patch testing. We recommend to include doxepin for patch tesitng especially in patients with chronic dermatitis.