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Modified diphenylcyclopropenone therapy may yield fewer adverse events in alopecia areata

November 10, 2017

A modified protocol for administering diphenylcyclopropenone was associated with an acceptable response and fewer adverse events in patients with alopecia areata, according to recent study results.

The retrospective study included 159 patients who were sensitized with 0.1% diphenylcyclopropenone, and then initiated treatment with 0.01% of the drug. Clinicians then slowly increased the concentration according to patient response and incidence of adverse events.

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