Photodermatitis from tetrazepam

  title={Photodermatitis from tetrazepam},
  author={D. Qui{\~n}ones and I. S{\'a}nchez and S. Alonso and J. L. Garcia-Abujeta and L. Fern{\'a}ndez and F. Rodriguez and D. Mart{\'i}n-Gil and J. Jerez},
  journal={Contact Dermatitis},
Case Report A 35-year-old woman was treated for sciatica with ibuprofen 400 mg oral 3¿ daily, and diazepam 5 mg oral at night. One night, she also took 50 mg oral tetrazepam because of muscle spasm. The following day, after sun exposure in the morning, she developed an itchy micropapular rash on sun-exposed areas. Treatment was discontinued and the eruption cleared with skin desquamation in 10 days. She needed therapy with systemic antihistamines and corticosteroids. Patch and photopatch tests… Expand
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