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Table 2 Some drugs associated with photosensitivity reactions

From: Associations between environmental factors and incidence of cutaneous melanoma. Review

Frequent Less frequent
Amiodarone Antidepressants (tricylic, MAOIs)
NSAIDs Antifungals
Phenothiazines (particularly chlorpromazine) Antimalarials
Retinoids Benzodiazepines
Sulfonamides Beta-blockers
Tetracyclines (particularly demeclocycline) Carbamazepine
Thiazides Griseofulvin
  Oral contraceptives
  Quinine
  Quinolones
  Retinoids
  St John’s Wort
  Sulphonylureas