Abstract Title:

Magnesium stearate: an underestimated allergen.

Abstract Source:

J Biol Regul Homeost Agents. 2012 Oct-Dec;26(4):783-4. PMID: 23241129

Abstract Author(s):

A Tammaro, C Abruzzese, A Narcisi, G Cortesi, F Persechino, F R Parisella, S Persechino

Article Affiliation:

U.O.C. Dermatology, NESMOS Department, Faculty of Medicine and Psychology, University of Rome Sapienza, Rome, Italy.


Magnesium stearate is a substance often used as a diluent in the manufacture of medical tablets, capsules and powders. Moreover it is usually found as a food additive or pharmaceutical excipient. We report the first case of a 28 years old woman affected by an allergic reaction from this substance with an urticarial manifestation.

Study Type : Human: Case Report
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