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Fixed drug eruption

Updated: 2009-02-03T00:43Z
Fixed drug reaction
Classification and external resources
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ICD-10L27.1 (ILDS L27.110)
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Fixed drug reactions are common and so named because they recur at the same site with each exposure to a particular medication.[1] Medications inducing fixed drug eruptions are usually those taken intermittently.[1]

Drugs causing fixed drug eruptions:

  1. Fluconazole
  2. Ciprofloxacin
  3. Doxycycline
  4. Clarithromycin
  5. NSAIDs
  6. Trimethoprim
  7. Cotrimoxazole
  8. Phenytoin
  9. Cetirizine
  10. Pseudoephedrine[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b James, William; Berger, Timothy; Elston, Dirk (2005). Andrews' Diseases of the Skin: Clinical Dermatology (10th ed.). Saunders. p. 127. ISBN 0-7216-2921-0. 
  2. ^ Vidal, Carmen; Pérez-Carral, Celsa; Armisén, Margarita; Prieto, Azucena (1998). "Nonpigmenting Fixed Drug Eruption due to Pseudoephedrine". Annals of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. 80 (4): 309–10. PMID 9564979. doi:10.1016/S1081-1206(10)62974-2. 

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