Erythema occurred at rates of 53% and 22% with masoprocol and placebo, respectively, and flaking occurred at rates of 53% versus 4%, with masoprocol and placebo, respectively. Itching, burning, oedema, tightness, and dryness and bleeding of the skin were also reported with masoprocol.100 Compared with 5-FU, masoprocol caused significantly fewer and less severe adverse effects, including, necrosis, erosion and erythema.62 One report101 described the potential for masoprocol to induce potent sensitisation (allergic contact dermatitis). The two clinical studies reported here did not exclude the possibility of allergic contact dermatitis with masoprocol.
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