Some Medications Associated with Photosensitivity

  • Alprazolam (Xanax)

  • Amiodarone (Cordarone)

  • Amitriptylline (Elavil)

  • Captopril (Capoten)

  • Chlordiazepoxide (Librium)

  • Chloroquine (Aralen)

  • Chlorpropamide (Diabinese)

  • Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

  • Cyproheptadine (Periactin)

  • Dantrolene (Dantrium)

  • Dapsone

  • Diethylstilbestrol (DES)

  • Doxycycline (Vibramycin)

  • Erythromycin/Sulfisoxazole (Pediazole)

  • Griseofulvin (Gris-Peg)

  • Haloperidol (Haldol)

  • Hydrochlorothiazide (HCTZ)

  • Ibuprofen (Motrin)

  • Isotretinoin (Retin-A)

  • Ketoprofen (Orudis)
  • Methazolamide (Naptazine)

  • Minocycline (Minocin)

  • Mupirocin (Bactroban)

  • Ofloxacin (Floxin)

  • Omeprazole (Prilosec)

  • Non-steriodal Anti-inflammatory Drugs

  • Norfloxacin (Noroxin)

  • Quinidine (Quinaglute)

  • Quinine

  • Risperidone (Risperdal)

  • Selegiline (Eldepryl)

  • Sotalol (Betapace)

  • Sulfa medications

  • Sulfamethoxazole (Gantanol)

  • Terfenadine (Seldane)

  • Tetracycline (Achromycin)

  • Tolazimide (Tolinase)

  • Triamterene w/ HCTZ (Maxide, Dyazide)

  • Tripelennamine (PBZ)

  • Vinblastine (Velban)

The information contained here is an abbreviated summary. For more detailed and complete information, consult the manufacturer's product information sheets or standard textbooks.

 
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