Table 3

Adverse Events

Study ID

Intervention

Adverse Events


Akyol 2002 [32]

vit E + UVA

vs UVA

erythema, nausea, headaches in both groups

Bedi 1989 [26]

methoxsalen + Picorrhiza kurroa

vs methoxsalen

pruritis in "some cases", "no long term side effects"

Middelkamp-Hup 2007 [28]

Polypodium leucotomos + UVB

vs UVB

mild transient itching (10 active, 5 control); dryness of skin (5 active, 3 control); mild gastrointestinal complaints (4 active, 5 control)

Parsad 2003 [2]

Ginko biloba

vs placebo

2 subjects experienced nausea

Tjioe 2002 [31]

UVB+cobalamin+folic acid

vs UVB

transient erythema in all patients within 24 hrs of phototherapy, prickling sensation at site of erythema


Szczurko and Boon BMC Dermatology 2008 8:2   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-8-2

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