[Cutaneous side effects of ketoprofen gels: results of a study based on 337 cases].

@article{Baudot1998CutaneousSE,
  title={[Cutaneous side effects of ketoprofen gels: results of a study based on 337 cases].},
  author={S Baudot and Brigitte Milpied and Cl. Larousse},
  journal={Therapie},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 2},
  pages={137-44}
}
Ketoprofen gels, since their introduction on the French market (1989), have been responsible for various cutaneous side-effects (essentially photosensitization and contact eczemas). A study conducted by the French drug surveillance system detected 337 cases. Analysis showed that the frequency of cutaneous adverse events was from 0.008/1000 to 0.023/1000 according to the commercial gel. The sex ratio was well distributed, and the population was young (30-40 years) and athletic. Treatment lasted… CONTINUE READING