Aminobenzoic acid


Generic Medicine Info
Indications and Dosage
Topical/Cutaneous
Sunscreen
Adult: Apply as instructed by product information.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to PABA or sulphonamides, thiazide diuretics, benzocaine.
Adverse Reactions
Skin reactions, contact and photocontact allergic dermatitis.
Drug Interactions
Combination with benzophenones gives added protection against photosensitive disorders. Immersion in water causes serious loss of protection.
Action
Description: Aminobenzoic acid is used topically as a sunscreen. It is used to prevent sunburn, but unlikely to prevent drug-related or other photosensitivity reactions associated with UVA light.
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