2nd October 2019

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What are the most common drugs known to cause allergic reactions?

Common Triggers of Drug Allergies
  • Penicillin and related antibiotics.
  • Antibiotics containing sulfonamides (sulfa drugs)
  • Anticonvulsants.
  • Aspirin, ibuprofen and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs)
  • Chemotherapy drugs.

What is drug induced hypersensitivity syndrome?

Drug-induced hypersensitivity syndrome (DIHS), also called drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (DRESS), is a severe reaction usually characterized by fever, rash, and multiorgan failure, occurring 1-8 weeks after drug introduction.
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