Fixed drug reaction

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Fixed drug reaction
Classification and external resources
Specialty dermatology
ICD-10 L27.1 (ILDS L27.110)
ICD-9-CM 692.3

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]

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  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. doi:10.1016/S1081-1206(10)62974-2. PMID 9564979.