Systematic Contact Dermatitis to Doxepin

August 2003 | Volume 2 | Issue 4 | Case Reports | 409 | Copyright © August 2003

Sari Weinstein, MD and Ronald R. Branacaccio, MD

Although allergic contact dermatitis to topical preparations of doxepin has been published1-6,10, systemic contact dermatitis from oral doxepin is more of a theoretical consideration and is rarely reported2. We report a case of a patient with contact allergy to doxepin hydrochloride 5% cream who developed a systemic contact dermatitis to oral doxepin.