A New Photosensitizer: The Artificial Sweetener Cyclamate

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Abstract

The artificial sweetener, calcium cyclamate, now can be included with those chemicals known to be photosensitizing. This side effect of cyclamate probably is rare and previously has been documented only in Japan. The mechanism of the photosensitivity probably is photoallergy rather than phototoxicity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)747-750
Number of pages4
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume201
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 4 1967
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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